抹茶

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Chinese[edit]

 
girdle; brassiere; to plaster; play; to smear
tea; tea plant
trad. (抹茶)
simp. #(抹茶)
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Etymology[edit]

From classical 末茶, influenced by Japanese.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

抹茶

  1. matcha

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
まつ > まっ
Grade: S
ちゃ
Grade: 2
on’yomi
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Etymology[edit]

(to rub) + (tea)

Noun[edit]

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抹茶 (hiragana まっちゃ, rōmaji matcha)

  1. powder of matcha (also spelled as maccha).
    A Japanese powder made from specially treated green tea leaves for use in 茶道 (さどう, sadō, Japanese tea ceremony)
  2. The Japanese green tea made from mixing hot water with this powder.