Rolling a lemon on a cutting board
  • What is the most appropriate word to describe this in Japanese?
    I came up with レモンを圧力する(かける)、まな板でレモンを圧力する(かける)
    Is there a better verb or better expression to use?
    I described this as 'pressing' rather than rolling.

    To put into context, it is what we do to lemon in order to release the juices throughout the inside of the fruit.
  • An appropriate verb would probably be 転がす (to roll).

    For instance:
    「檸檬の果汁をその果物の中に解放するために、まな板の表面にその果物を転がす方法を使用できる。」

    "In order to release the juices of the lemon within the fruit itself, one can use the method of rolling the fruit over the surface of a chopping board."



  • That's precisely what I was looking for! Thank you for the explanation!

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