ポン酢

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S

Etymology[edit]

Originally ポンス (ponsu) from Dutch pons (punch). The use of the kanji is an example of ateji.

/ponsu//ponzu/

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ポン酢 (hiragana ぽんず, romaji ponzu)

  1. Ponzu: A sour citrus-based sauce usually made from the juice of the (だいだい, daidai), an Asian variety of bitter orange.