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灰汁, あく

  • aku


noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • lye


  • harsh taste


  • scum (formed when cooking some foods)


  • (excessive) strength of will

Examples of 灰汁,あく in a Sentence

4. Just before bringing it to the boil, set to a low flame and remove the scum again.
When the scum stops appearing pour the syrup back into a clean bottle and keep it in the fridge.

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