Definition and Pronunciation of the Japanese Word 'Oishii'

Japanese udon noodle bowl meal with chopsticks
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Meaning

nice; tasty; delicious

Japanese characters:

おいしい

Using Oishii in a Sentence

Ano mise no udon wa oishii to hyouban da.
あの店のうどんはおいしいと評判だ。

Translation

That restaurant is well known for its tasty udon.

Antonym

まずい (bad, tasteless, unpalatable)

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