rijsttafel

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch rijsttafel (rice table).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

rijsttafel (plural rijsttafels)

  1. A large meal originating in Colonial Indonesia composed of many different dishes with rice as the main ingredient; several side-dishes such as krupuk, acar and serundeng are served to make it a "rijsttafel".
    • 1972 September 11, Gael Greene, "The Insatiable Critic: Ramayana east of Krakatoa", New York Magazine, vol. 5, issue 37 , p. 85:
      The famous rijsttafel, love-hate legacy of Dutch imperial days—at its most numbing brilliance it required 23 men and a boy to serve— []
    • 1991 May, Guusje Moore, "Windmills and Rice", Vegetarian Times, issue 165, p. 28:
      I was born too late to experience a real Indonesian rijsttafel, but my mother used to tell me about these feasts.
    • 2002, Edward D. Webster, A year of Sundays: taking the plunge (and our cat) to explore Europe, VanderWyk & Burnham, p. 85:
      The complete or the lesser rijsttafel? I bet they're both huge, []
    • 2007, George McDonald, Frommer's Amsterdam, Frommer's, p. 106:
      The basic concept of a rijsttafel is to eat a bit of this and a bit of that, blending flavors and textures.

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From rijst (rice) +‎ tafel (table).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rijsttafel f (plural rijsttafels, diminutive rijsttafeltje n)

  1. rijsttafel

Indonesian[edit]

Noun[edit]

rijsttafel

  1. rijsttafel