Japanese Word for "Bear"
The Japanese word for now is kuma. It's pronounced "koo-mah".
Here's the kanji for kuma:
Here's how to write the Japanese word for bear, kuma, in hiragana:
When the kanji for "white" is written before before the kanji for bear, it means "polar bear", pronounced in Japanese "shirokuma".
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A snack food you can get in Japan is roasted baby crabs, cooked whole in their shells.