食べ物

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
もの
Grade: 3
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of 食べ ‎(tabe, eating, the 連用形 ‎(ren'yōkei, continuative or stem form) of verb 食べる taberu, “to eat”) +‎ ‎(mono, thing).[1][2][3]

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Noun[edit]

食べ物 ‎(hiragana たべもの, romaji tabemono)

  1. Food in general; provisions.
     () (もの) (じゅう) (ぶん)ある
    tabemono wa jūbun aru
    there is enough food
  2. A specific food.
    この () (もの)はどうやって調 (ちょう) ()しますか。
    Kono tabemono wa dō yatte chōri shimasu ka.
    How do you prepare this food / this dish?
  3. One's diet, what one eats.
     () (もの)にはうるさい
    tabemono ni wa urusai
    to be particular or finicky about one's diet

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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
  3. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-501211-0
  4. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3