Variant of pottage, influenced by porray.
porridge (usually uncountable, plural porridges)
- A type of thick soup or stew, especially thickened with barley.
- A dish made of grain or legumes, milk and/or water, heated and stirred until thick and typically eaten for breakfast.
- Eat your porridge while it's hot!
1922, Michael Arlen, chapter 1/1/2, “Piracy”: A Romantic Chronicle of These Days:
- There were rumours, new rumours every morning, delightful and outrageous rumours, so that the lumps in the porridge were swallowed without comment and the fish-cakes were eaten without contumely.
- (British slang) A prison sentence.
- Just do your porridge and keep your head down.
breakfast cereal dish — See also translations at : oatmeal
- Afrikaans: pap
- Bashkir: бутҡа (butqa)
- Belarusian: ка́ша f (káša)
- Bulgarian: ка́ша f (káša)
- Mandarin: 粥 (zh) (zhōu) (rice, buckweat, oats, etc.)
- Czech: kaše (cs) f
- Danish: grød (da)
- Dutch: pap (nl) c
- Faroese: greytur m
- Finnish: puuro (fi)
- French: gruau (fr) m
- Georgian: ფაფა (p’ap’a)
- German: Brei m
- Greek: χυλός (el) m (chylós), κουάκερ (el) n (kouáker)
- Ancient Greek: πόλτος (póltos)
- Hebrew: דייסה f (daysá)
- Hungarian: zabkása (hu)
- Indonesian: bubur (id)
- Irish: leite f
- Japanese: ポリッジ (porijji), 粥 (ja) (かゆ, kayu, かい, kai, しゅく, shuku) (rice, buckweat, oats, etc.)
- Kikuyu: ucoro
- Latin: puls f
- Lithuanian: košė f