豆腐

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Chinese[edit]

bean; sacrificial vessel decay; rotten
simp. and trad.
(豆腐)
anagram 腐豆
Wikipedia has articles on:
豆腐 (Written Standard Chinese?)
豆腐 (Cantonese)
Theu-fú (Hakka)
Dâu-hô (Min Dong)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

豆腐

  1. tofu; bean curd (Classifier: m c; 𫩥 c;  c)

Usage notes[edit]

  • In some food names – e.g. 魚豆腐鱼豆腐 and 杏仁豆腐 (xìngrén dòufu) – 豆腐 is used as a metaphor of the appearence, not an indicator of the ingredient of the food.

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Sino-Xenic (豆腐):

Others:


Japanese[edit]

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豆腐 (tōfu): seasoned cubes of tofu.
Kanji in this term
とう
Grade: 3

Grade: S
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese 豆腐 (MC dəuH bɨoX, literally “bean + curdled”). Compare modern Mandarin reading dòufu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

豆腐 (hiragana とうふ, rōmaji tōfu)

  1. tofu, bean curd
  2. (computing) tofu, an empty rectangle displayed by some systems in place of a character not supported by available fonts.

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

豆腐 (dubu) (hangeul 두부)

  1. Hanja form? of 두부 (tofu).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

豆腐

  1. Hán tự form of đậu hủ or đậu phụ, "tofu"