天麩羅

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Chinese[edit]

phonetic
trad. (天麩羅)
simp. (天麸罗)

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Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 天麩羅 (てんぷら, tenpura).

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Noun[edit]

天麩羅

  1. tempura

Japanese[edit]

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天麩羅 (tenpura): a plate of shrimp tempura.
Kanji in this term
てん
Grade: 1
ふ > ぷ
Hyōgaiji

Grade: S
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese tempero (seasoning), a form of temperar, from Latin temperare (to mix, to temper).[1][2] The kanji are ateji.

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Noun[edit]

天麩羅 (hiragana てんぷら, katakana テンプラ, romaji tenpura)

  1. tempura: a Japanese dish made from seafood, chicken, or vegetables dipped in batter and deep fried

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9