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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
うま
Grade: S

Grade: 3
yutōyomi

EtymologyEdit

The kanji are an example of ateji (当て字).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

旨味 (hiragana うまみ, rōmaji umami)

  1. the umami flavour
  2. tastiness
  3. skillfulness
  4. profit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9