立ち食い

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Japanese[edit]

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立ち食い (tachigui): a stand-and-eat sushi shop.
Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
く > ぐ
Grade: 2
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of 立ち ‎(tachi, standing, the 連用形 ‎(ren'yōkei, continuative or stem form) of verb 立つ tatsu, “to stand”) +‎ 食い ‎(kui, eating, the 連用形 ‎(ren'yōkei, continuative or stem form) of verb 食う kuu, “to eat”, masculine informal).[1][2] The kui changes to gui as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

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Noun[edit]

立ち食い ‎(hiragana たちぐい, romaji tachigui, historical hiragana たちぐひ)

  1. standing and eating
  2. eating at a street stall or other establishment that has no seating

Verb[edit]

立ち食いする ‎(hiragana たちぐいする, romaji tachigui suru)

  1. to eat while standing
  2. to eat at a street stall or other establishment that has no seating

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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
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.