Meaning of Suntory in English:


(also Suntori)

Pronunciation /sʌnˈtɔːri/ /ˈsʌntɔːri/


  • A trademark for: a type of Japanese whisky.


1940s. From Suntory, trademark (Santorī in romanized Japanese kana orthography) from English sun + an Anglicizing romanization of Torii, the family name of the company's founder, probably so-called with allusion to Japanese akadama red ball, used in the name of a fortified wine produced by Torii's company in 1907.