串焼き

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
くし
Grade: S

Grade: 4
Assorted 串焼(くしや) (kushiyaki), including chicken skin, yamaimo (Japanese mountain yam), and shishito peppers

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (kushi, skewer) +‎ 焼き (yaki), the (れん)(よう)(けい) (ren'yōkei, stem or continuative form) of the verb () (yaku, grill, fry).

Noun[edit]

串焼(くしや) (kushiyaki)

  1. A dish consisting of pieces of meat, vegetables, or other food grilled on skewers, similar to kebab.
    • 2017, Hiroshi Satake, Eigo de omotenashi, tachigui, tachinomi [Japanese hospitality in English, eating and drinking while standing][1], 2: 焼き鳥 Grilled meat on skewers:
      こちらは日本(にほん)(もっと)(やす)串焼(くしや)(てん)のひとつです。串焼(くしや)1本(いっぽん)(かく )70( えん)ですが、にんにく(くし)だけは100( えん)です。 [] 鶏鳥(にわとり)(くし)()いたものは、()(とり)とも()われており串焼(くしや)一種(いっしゅ)です。
      Kochira wa Nihon de mottomo yasui kushiyaki ten no hitotsu desu. Kushiyaki ippon wa kaku 70 en desu ga, ninniku kushi dake wa 100 en desu. [] Niwatori o kushi de yaita mono wa, yakitori to mo iwareteori kushiyaki no isshu desu.
      This is one of the most inexpensive kushiyaki (grilled meat / vegetable on a skewer) shops in Japan. A skewer of the grilled food costs 70 yen each, but only a skewer of garlic costs 100 yen. [] Grilled chicken on a skewer is also called yakitori, which is a type of kushiyaki as well.