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wěi
maguro
Tuna Vertical Wall Scroll

鮪 is the Chinese and Japanese character for tuna.

In Chinese, this is usually used to mean the "little tunny" (Euthynnus alletteratus), the most common tuna in the Atlantic Ocean. However, it can refer to any fish of the Thunnus genus.

In Japanese, it can refer to the Pacific bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis).

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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition


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wěi / wei3
wei
 maguro(p);shibi;maguro / まぐろ(P);しび;マグロ
Tuna Vertical Wall Scroll
little tuna; Euthynnus alletteratus
(1) (kana only) tuna (edible fish, Thunnus spp.); tunny; (2) (kana only) Pacific bluefin tuna (edible fish, Thunnus orientalis); (3) (まぐろ, マグロ only) (slang) (vulgar) (kana only) dead lay; starfish; person who is inactive during sexual intercourse; (personal name) Maguro


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jiān / jian1
chien
 katsuo / かつお
bonito
(kana only) skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis); oceanic bonito; victorfish; (surname) Katsuo

とろ

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 toro / とろ fatty cut (esp. of tuna belly); (female given name) Toro

めじ

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 meji / めじ young tuna (esp. northern bluefin tuna under 1 meter)

ツナ

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 tsuna / ツナ tuna (usu. refers to canned tuna); (female given name) Tsuna

トロ

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 toro / トロ fatty cut (esp. of tuna belly); (place-name) Toro (Spain)

南鮪

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 minamimaguro;minamimaguro / みなみまぐろ;ミナミマグロ (kana only) southern bluefin tuna (Thunnus maccoyii)

吞拿

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tūn ná / tun1 na2
t`un na / tun na
tuna (loanword)

堅魚

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 katsuo / かつお (kana only) skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis); oceanic bonito; victorfish

敲き

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 tataki / たたき (1) seared skipjack tuna; (2) (slang) robbery; extortion; (3) hard-packed dirt (clay, gravel, etc.) floor; concrete floor

本鮪

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 honmaguro / ほんまぐろ (kana only) Pacific bluefin tuna (edible fish, Thunnus orientalis)

松魚

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 shougyo / shogyo / しょうぎょ (kana only) skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis); oceanic bonito; victorfish; (given name) Shougyo

目撥

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 mebachi;mebachi / めばち;メバチ bigeye tuna (edible fish, Thunnus obesus)

磯鮪

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 isomaguro;isomaguro / いそまぐろ;イソマグロ (kana only) dogtooth tuna (Gymnosarda unicolor)

葱鮪

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 negima / ねぎま (kana only) dishes based on spring onions and tuna

血合

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 chiai / ちあい meat of a fish (e.g. tuna) that is dark red with blood, usu. coming from the parts close to the spine

角煮

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 kakuni / かくに {food} stew of cubed meat or fish (esp. pork belly or tuna)

赤身

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chì shēn / chi4 shen1
ch`ih shen / chih shen
 akami / あかみ
naked
(noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) (See 白身・2) red flesh (of a fish); red-fleshed fish (e.g. tuna); lean meat; (2) (See 白太) heartwood

酒盗

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 shutou / shuto / しゅとう dish of pickled skipjack tuna entrails sometimes mixed with sake, honey, mirin and onions (specialty of Kochi Prefecture)

青肉

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 aoniku / あおにく (1) green flesh (melon, etc.); (2) green meat (e.g. discolored tuna meat)

鮪魚


鲔鱼

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wěi yú / wei3 yu2
wei yü
tuna

黄肌

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 kihada;kiwada;kihada;kiwada / きはだ;きわだ;キハダ;キワダ (kana only) yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares)

黒身

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 kuromi / くろみ (See 血合い) meat of a fish (e.g. tuna) that is dark red with blood, usu. coming from the parts close to the spine

黒鮪

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 kuromaguro;kuromaguro / くろまぐろ;クロマグロ (kana only) (See 本マグロ・ほんマグロ) Pacific bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis)

カツオ

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 katsuo / カツオ (kana only) skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis); oceanic bonito; victorfish

キハダ

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 kihada / キハダ (kana only) yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares); (kana only) Amur cork tree (Phellodendron amurense)

キワダ

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 kiwada / キワダ (kana only) yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares)

ツナ缶

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 tsunakan / ツナかん tinned tuna; canned tuna

マグロ

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 maguro / マグロ (1) (kana only) tuna (edible fish, Thunnus spp.); tunny; (2) (kana only) Pacific bluefin tuna (edible fish, Thunnus orientalis); (3) (slang) (vulgar) (kana only) dead lay; starfish; person who is inactive during sexual intercourse

メバチ

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 mebachi / メバチ bigeye tuna (edible fish, Thunnus obesus)

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Title CharactersRomaji (Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Tuna
magurowěi / wei3 / wei
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