一汁一菜

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: S Grade: 1 Grade: 4

Etymology[edit]

From + one (bowl of) soup and + one side dish.

Noun[edit]

一汁一菜 (hiragana いちじゅういっさい, romaji ichijū issai)

  1. (idiomatic) A frugal meal.