tofu

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See also: tōfu, Tofu, and TOFU

English[edit]

Seasoned cubes of tofu (1)
typical rendering of an undisplayable character as tofu (2)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 豆腐 (tōfu), from Middle Chinese (dùw, bean) + (bjú, rotten, fermented) (compare Mandarin 豆腐 (dòufǔ)).

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tofu (countable and uncountable, plural tofus)

  1. A protein-rich food made from curdled soy milk.
    Synonym: bean curd
  2. (computing, typography) An empty box or rectangle displayed by some systems in place of a character not supported by available fonts; .

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

tofu n

  1. tofu (protein-rich food made from curdled soybean milk)

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 豆腐 (tōfu).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtofu/
  • Hyphenation: to‧fu

Noun[edit]

tofu

  1. tofu (protein-rich food made from curdled soy milk)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of tofu (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative tofu tofut
genitive tofun tofujen
partitive tofua tofuja
illative tofuun tofuihin
singular plural
nominative tofu tofut
accusative nom. tofu tofut
gen. tofun
genitive tofun tofujen
partitive tofua tofuja
inessive tofussa tofuissa
elative tofusta tofuista
illative tofuun tofuihin
adessive tofulla tofuilla
ablative tofulta tofuilta
allative tofulle tofuille
essive tofuna tofuina
translative tofuksi tofuiksi
instructive tofuin
abessive tofutta tofuitta
comitative tofuineen

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From Japanese

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tofu m (plural tofus)

  1. tofu

Italian[edit]

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Japanese

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -u

Noun[edit]

tofu m (invariable)

  1. tofu

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 豆腐 (tōfu).

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Noun[edit]

tofu m (plural tofus)

  1. tofu (food made from curdled soybean milk)

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

tofu m (uncountable)

  1. tofu