昼ご飯

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ひる
Grade: 2
はん
Grade: 4

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Etymology[edit]

Compound of ‎(hiru, daytime; noon) +‎ 御飯 ‎(gohan, meal, literally cooked rice).

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Noun[edit]

昼ご飯 ‎(hiragana ひるごはん, romaji hiru gohan)

  1. lunch

Usage notes[edit]

The go- prefix in 御飯 ‎(gohan) is more often written in hiragana, as .

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9