塩っぱい

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しお > しょ
Grade: 4

Adjective[edit]

塩っぱい (-i inflection, hiragana しょっぱい, rōmaji shoppai)

  1. salty
  2. stingy, tight-fisted, calculating
     (しょ)っぱいおやじ
    shoppai oyaji
    a stingy old man
  3. rough, unpleasant; (of a voice) hoarse, gravelly
     (しょ)っぱい (かお)
    shoppai kao
    a sour face
     (しょ)っぱい (こえ)
    shoppai koe
    a gravelly voice

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