食堂

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Chinese[edit]

 
eat; food; to feed; animal feed
(main) hall; large room
simp. and trad.
(食堂)

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

食堂

  1. cafeteria; dining hall; restaurant (of an institution)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しょく
Grade: 2
どう
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Literally “food hall”: (しょく, shoku, food) +‎ (どう, dō, hall)

Noun[edit]

食堂 (hiragana しょくどう, rōmaji shokudō)

  1. cafeteria, canteen, buffet, dining room, eatery
    社員食堂 (しゃいんしょくどう)
    shain shokudō
    staff cafeteria

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Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

食堂 (sikdang) (hangeul 식당)

  1. Hanja form? of 식당, “restaurant”.