seitan

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English[edit]

Seitan slices

Etymology[edit]

Romaji of the Japanese セイタン which was coined by philosopher George Ohsawa in 1961.[1] Ohsawa also occasionally used the kanji term 生蛋 from (fresh; raw) and , the first character in 蛋白 (tanpaku, protein).[2]

In Japan, wheat gluten itself is usually referred to as (fu, wheat bran, gluten), while seitan in particular is generally written in katakana as セイタン. Another common term for this is グルテンミート (gluten meat).

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Noun[edit]

seitan (usually uncountable, plural seitans)

  1. Specially processed wheat gluten, used as a protein-rich food.
    • 1994, Leonard Jacobs, Cooking with Seitan: The Complete Vegetarian "wheat-meat" Cookbook, Penguin, →ISBN, page 28:
      Pan-simmer baked seitan cutlets in Basic Broth (page 20) or other seasoned stock for 15 minutes.
    • 2007 July 13, C. J. Hughes, “Amid the Ruins of the Bungalow Era, a Weekenders’ Revival”, in New York Times[3]:
      Fifty people [] ordered from a diverse menu that included vegan options like wheatgrass shots ($4) and seitan cutlets ($16).
    • 2009, Nancy Robinson, Around the World Vegan Style (page 271)
      Morningstar Farms makes two vegan seitans called Meal Starters, chicken and beef flavor, already well seasoned.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ William Shurtleff; H. T. Huang; Akiko Aoyagi, editors (2014) History of Soybeans and Soyfoods in China and Taiwan, and in Chinese Cookbooks, Restaurants, and in Chinese Work with Soyfoods Outside China (1024 BCE To 2014)[1], SoyInfo Center, →ISBN, OCLC 965823124, page 2478
  2. ^ William Shurtleff; Akiko Aoyagi, editors (2014) History of Soybeans and Soyfoods in Japan, and in Japanese Cookbooks and Restaurants outside Japan (701 CE to 2014)[2], SoyInfo Center, →ISBN, OCLC 872657520, page 2676

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Basque[edit]

Numeral[edit]

seitan

  1. inessive indefinite of sei

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese セイタン (seitan).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsei̯tɑn/, [ˈs̠e̞i̯t̪ɑn]
  • Rhymes: -eitɑn
  • Syllabification(key): sei‧tan

Noun[edit]

seitan

  1. seitan

Declension[edit]

Inflection of seitan (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative seitan seitanit
genitive seitanin seitanien
partitive seitania seitaneja
illative seitaniin seitaneihin
singular plural
nominative seitan seitanit
accusative nom. seitan seitanit
gen. seitanin
genitive seitanin seitanien
partitive seitania seitaneja
inessive seitanissa seitaneissa
elative seitanista seitaneista
illative seitaniin seitaneihin
adessive seitanilla seitaneilla
ablative seitanilta seitaneilta
allative seitanille seitaneille
essive seitanina seitaneina
translative seitaniksi seitaneiksi
instructive seitanein
abessive seitanitta seitaneitta
comitative seitaneineen
Possessive forms of seitan (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person seitanini seitanimme
2nd person seitanisi seitaninne
3rd person seitaninsa

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese.

Noun[edit]

seitan m (invariable)

  1. seitan

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

seitan

  1. Rōmaji transcription of せいたん
  2. Rōmaji transcription of セイタン