支那蕎麦

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5

Grade: S
Jinmeiyō Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of 支那 ‎(shina, China) +‎ 蕎麦 ‎(soba, buckwheat, used as a metonym for “buckwheat noodles”).[1][2]

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Noun[edit]

支那蕎麦 ‎(hiragana しなそば, romaji shina soba)

  1. Chinese noodles: ramen, mostly traditional ramen in Japan

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9