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shoyu Syllabification: sho·yu
Pronunciation: /ˈSHōyo͞o/

Definition of shoyu in English:


A type of Japanese soy sauce.
Example sentences
  • All are eaten with distinct condiments, including gari (pickled sliced ginger), wasabi and shoyu (soy sauce).
  • In October 1945, black market prices for miso (bean paste) and shoyu (soy sauce) were forty-five times higher than official prices.
  • If you've spent any time in Japan and so have tasted genuine traditionally brewed shoyu (soy sauce), there is of course no substitute.


From Japanese shōyu.

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