抹茶

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Chinese[edit]

 
girdle; brassiere; to plaster; play; to smear
tea; tea plant
simp. and trad.
(抹茶)

Etymology[edit]

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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, romaji 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.