寿司ネタ Sushi Ingredients

Glossary (JP/EN)

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This glossary/dictionary is intended to help sushi enthusiasts use Japanese terms. The definitions represent the meanings that are understood and shared by the majority of sushi chefs in Japan. This glossary is constantly being expanded and we welcome your submissions of missing terms.

JapaneseCommon Names
Uboze
ウボゼ
うぼぜ
Pacific rudderfish
Ubuge-houzukiika
ウブゲーホウズキイカ
うぶげーほうずきいか
Siphonate cranch squid
Uchiwafugu
ウチワフグ
うちわふぐ
Threetooth puffer, black-spot keeled pufferfish
Uchiwaika
ウチワイカ
うちわいか
Rounded disc-fin squid
Udebutoika
ウデブトイカ
うでぶといか
Nubra pika
Ugui
ウグイ
うぐい
Big-scaled redfin
Ui-jindouika
ウイージンドウイカ
ういーじんどういか
Little squid
Uinku-bouzuika
ウインクーボウズイカ
ういんくーぼうずいか
Warty bobtail squid
Ujimaru
ウジマル
うじまる
Freshwater eel
Ukeguchiittoudai
ウケグチイットウダイ
うけぐちいっとうだい
Slender squirrelfish, sammara squirrelfish, armed squirrel-fish, javelin squirrel-fish, blood-spot squirrel-fish, spotfin squirrelfish, blood-spot squirrel fish
Umaduraaji
ウマヅラアジ
うまづらあじ
Old maid, diamond fish, plumed trevally, mirror fish, large thread-fin jackfish, mirrorfish, indian threadfish, high-brow pennantfish, indian thread-finned trevally
Umagarei
ウマガレイ
うまがれい
Flathead sole
Umeiro
ウメイロ
うめいろ
Pedley's fusilier, gold-backed fusilier, southern fusilier, false fusilier, yellowtail blue snapper
Umeiromodoki
ウメイロモドキ
うめいろもどき
Yellow and blueback fusilier
Umidojou
ウミドジョウ
うみどじょう
Golden cusk, golden cuskeel
Umidukichouchouuo
ウミヅキチョウチョウウオ
うみづきちょうちょううお
Bennett's butterflyfish, eclipse butterflyfish, bluelashed butterflyfish
Umihigoi
ウミヒゴイ
うみひごい
Yellow striped goatfish, rosy goatfish, yellowband goatfish, yellow-banded goatfish
Umisuzume
ウミスズメ
うみすずめ
Many-spined cow fish, cow, diaphanous box-fish, spiny boxfish, roundbelly cowfish, spiny cowfish, diaphanous cowfish
Unagi
ウナギ
うなぎ
Freshwater eel
Unagiginpo
ウナギギンポ
うなぎぎんぽ
Eel blenny, snakeblenny, hairtail blenny, hairtail snakeblenny, hair-tail blenny
Uni
ウニ
うに
Sea urchin
Unihamo
ウニハモ
うにはも
Purple pike conger, darkfin pike eel, conger pike, silver eel, daggertooth pike conger, pike eel, shape-toothed eel
Uoze
ウオゼ
うおぜ
Pacific rudderfish
Urokogarei
ウロコガレイ
うろこがれい
Scale-eyed flounder
Urokoika
ウロコイカ
うろこいか
Grimaldi scaled squid, grimaldi's soft-scaled squid, scaled squid
Urokomatsukasa
ウロコマツカサ
うろこまつかさ
Blacktip soldierfish, toothed crimson squirrelfish
Urumakasago
ウルマカサゴ
うるまかさご
Papua scorpionfish, papuan scorpionfish
Urume-iwashi
ウルメーイワシ
うるめーいわし
Atlantic round herring, japanese herring, maray, market sardine, omaka, makiawa, pacific round herring, mikiawa, red-eye round herring, northern herring, california round herring
Urumeiwashi
ウルメイワシ
うるめいわし
Atlantic round herring, japanese herring, maray, market sardine, omaka, makiawa, pacific round herring, mikiawa, red-eye round herring, northern herring, california round herring
Usagiainame
ウサギアイナメ
うさぎあいなめ
Rock greenling, greenling
Usagi-kouika
ウサギーコウイカ
うさぎーこういか
Arabian cuttlefish
Ushi
ウシ
うし
Japanese parrotfish
Ushi-ebi
ウシーエビ
うしーえび
Giant tiger prawn, black tiger prawn, asian tiger shrimp
Ushisawara
ウシサワラ
うしさわら
Chinese seerfish
Usubahagi
ウスバハギ
うすばはぎ
Unicorn filefish, unicorn leatherjacket filefish, unicorn leatherjacket, leatherjacket
Usubeni-kouika
ウスベニーコウイカ
うすべにーこういか
Spider cuttlefish
Usuhira-awabi
ウスヒラーアワビ
うすひらーあわび
Greenlip abalone
Utsubo
ウツボ
うつぼ
Kidako's moray, kidako moray, kikado moray
Utsukushi-kouika
ウツクシーコウイカ
うつくしーこういか
Magnificent cuttlefish, staregaze cuttlefish

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