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/
saké (countable and uncountable, plural sakés)
- Rice wine; a drink made from filtered fermented rice.
Japanese rice wine
Borrowed from Japanese 酒 (sake, “rice wine”).
saké m (plural sakés)
- “saké”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.