shake means "Chum Salmon" or "Salmon" in English.

  • The words sake and shake are sometimes translated to English as "Salmon." Technically, sake is just one kind of salmon, the Chum Salmon, but the word may also refer to the Salmonidae family, and the Salmoniformes order, which includes Salmons, Trouts, etc.
shake written with kanji is .
This word contains non-jouyou kanji 常用漢字.
shake written with katakana is シャケ.
shake written with hiragana is しゃけ.
Romaji sha ke
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Orthography Notes

  • しゃ is a compound kana representing a single syllable with multiple characters.


Scientific name: Oncorhynchus keta.

Further Reading

Wikipedia: サケ (Chum_salmon)