Talk:漬

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Additional definition?[edit]

Can it also mean "pickle" (in Japanese or other languages)? 24.29.228.33 05:57, 6 March 2009 (UTC)

Can it also mean "pickle" or "pickled," as in the Japanese term 漬物? 71.66.97.228 15:38, 12 June 2010 (UTC)

For Japanese at least, yes, it can mean pickle, pickling, etc., by extension from the meaning of soak, steep -- since that's what you do to make pickles, you soak or steep vegetables in some sort of liquid until they ferment. -- Eiríkr Útlendi │ Tala við mig 00:04, 23 February 2013 (UTC)