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焼酎

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
しょう
Grade: 4
ちゅう
Grade: S
on'yomi

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焼酎 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 燒酎, hiragana しょうちゅう, romaji shōchū, historical hiragana せうちう)

  1. shochu - a Japanese alcoholic beverage, most commonly distilled from barley, sweet potato, or rice
    Typically 25% alcohol by volume (ABV), making it weaker than whisky, but stronger than wine and sake. Higher-proof versions are also available, with ABV levels of 40-50%.

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