How to say ice in Japanese

The Japanese word for ice.
The Japanese word for ice.

The Japanese word for ice is kōri and shaved ice is kakigōri. Check out more ice related words in Japanese in the table below. – The Fastest Way to Learn Japanese Guaranteed

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Interesting facts about ice in Japan

Each year in winter drift ice forms in the Amur River which flows along the border of Russia and China. The ice then travels 600 miles south through the Sea of Okhotsk by wind and ocean currents until it reaches the northern coastline of the Hokkaido Prefecture.

The drift ice puts the whole northern coastal region in a deep freeze from mid January to mid March. A lot of people, including tourists visit the region during this period to witness this incredible natural phenomenon. Find out more here.

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