食べ物

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
もの
Grade: 3
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of 食べ (tabe, stem noun form of verb 食べる (taberu, to eat): eating) +‎ (mono, thing).

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食べ物 (hiragana たべもの, romaji tabemono)

  1. Food in general; provisions.
     () (もの)十分 (じゅうぶん)ある
    tabemono wa jūbun aru
    there is enough food
  2. A specific food.
    この () (もの)はどうやって調理 (ちょうり)しますか。
    kono tabemono wa dō yatte chōri shimasu ka.
    How do you prepare this food / this dish?
  3. One's diet, what one eats.
     () (もの)にはうるさい
    tabemono ni wa urusai
    to be particular or finicky about one's diet

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