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japan food

How do you order sushi in Japanese?

This is Japanese lesson!
Most traveler goes to sushi restaurant.
So I tell you how to order sushi in Japanese.

awabi … abalone
Aji ….. horse mackerel
Anago …. conger eel
Iwashi … sardine
Saba ….. mackerel
Unagi …. eel
Akagai … red clam
Uni …… sea urchin
Ikura …. salmon roe
Ika …… calamari squid
Amaebi … sweet shrimp
kani ….. crab
Kazunoko … herring roe
Tachiuo …. swordfish
Tako ……. octopus
Tai …….. sea bream
Syako …… mantis shrimp
Buri ……. yellowtail
Hamachi …. young yellowtail
Maguro ….. tuna
Toro ……. fatty tuna
Chu toro … medium fatty tuna
Ootoro ….. fattest tuna
Horate ….. scallop

Let’s try to order sushi in Japanese!

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japan language

Japanese lesson

I tell you a useful sentence in Japanese.
Today’s situation is…at the restaurant.

・When you call staff.. in English “Excuse me.”
In Japanese 『sumimasen』Better to say with rise your right or left hand.

・When you order something…(for example beer) “Beer please.”
Japanese 『Beer Onegai-shimasu.』
You can change beer to other things like water,wine,ice cream…etc.

・When you want to say “yummy!” 『Oishii!』
This word make everybody smile!! :)

・When you would like to check…”check please”
『Okanjyo onegai shimasu』if you feel difficult 『check onegai shimasu』also fine!

・When you leave the restaurant…”That was great!”
『gochiso sama』

Most of Japanese cannot speak English so if you can speak Japanese only few words,
we feel happy!and we try to speak English!!

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