Borrowed from Japanese 酒 (sake, “rice wine”), where the final e is accented to indicate that it is pronounced where it would usually remain silent in other senses of sake, as well as to differentiate it. Likely influenced by French saké.
- IPA(key): /ˈsækeɪ/, /ˈsɑːkeɪ/
- IPA(key): /ˈsæki/, /ˈsɑːki/
- Rice wine; a drink made from filtered fermented rice.
saké m (plural sakés)