天麩羅

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
てん
Grade: 1
ふ > ぷ
Hyōgaiji

Grade: S
on'yomi

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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