Understanding the Japanese Word "Suki"

The common Japanese word suki, pronounced "suh-kee", means a liking of, or fondness for; it means you love something or have a taste for that thing.

Japanese Characters

好き (すき)


Watashi wa ongaku ga ichiban suki da.

Translation: I like music the best.


kirai (嫌い)

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