焼酎

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しょう
Grade: 4
ちゅう
Grade: S
on'yomi

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焼酎 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 燒酎, hiragana しょうちゅう, romaji shōchū)

  1. shochu - a Japanese alcoholic beverage, most commonly distilled from barley, sweet potato or rice. Typically it is 25% alcohol by volume, making it weaker than whisky, but stronger than wine and sake.

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