Definition of robata-yaki in English:

robata-yaki

(also robata yaki, robatayaki)

noun

  • Robata.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in The Chicago Tribune. From Japanese robata-yaki from Japanese robata hearthside + yaki, nominalized stem of yaku to cook, roast.

Pronunciation

robata-yaki

/rə(ʊ)ˌbɑːtəˈjɑːki/