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)

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 豆腐(とうふ) (tōfu), from Middle Chinese 豆腐 (MC dəuH bɨoX, literally “bean + curdled”) (compare Mandarin 豆腐 (dòufu)). Doublet of dubu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tofu (countable and uncountable, plural tofus)

  1. A protein-rich food made from curdled soy milk.
    Synonyms: bean curd, soycheese, dubu, doufu
    Coordinate term: tempeh
    • 2012 May 8, Yotam Ottolenghi; Sami Tamimi, Ottolenghi: The Cookbook[1], Random House, →ISBN, page 79:
      First, marinate the tofu. In a bowl, whisk the kecap manis, chilli sauce, and sesame oil together. Cut the tofu into strips about 1cm thick, mix gently (so it doesn't break) with the marinade and leave in the fridge for half an hour.
  2. (computing, typography) A box or rectangle, empty or with a question mark or hexadecimal code inside, displayed by some systems in place of a character not supported by available fonts. (such as or 𐕪)

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Translations[edit]

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Anagrams[edit]

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

tofu n

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

Declension[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 豆腐 (tōfu).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtofu/, [ˈt̪o̞fu]
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -ofu
  • Syllabification(key): 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 See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of tofu (type valo)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative tofuni tofuni
accusative nom. tofuni tofuni
gen. tofuni
genitive tofuni tofujeni
partitive tofuani tofujani
inessive tofussani tofuissani
elative tofustani tofuistani
illative tofuuni tofuihini
adessive tofullani tofuillani
ablative tofultani tofuiltani
allative tofulleni tofuilleni
essive tofunani tofuinani
translative tofukseni tofuikseni
instructive
abessive tofuttani tofuittani
comitative tofuineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative tofusi tofusi
accusative nom. tofusi tofusi
gen. tofusi
genitive tofusi tofujesi
partitive tofuasi tofujasi
inessive tofussasi tofuissasi
elative tofustasi tofuistasi
illative tofuusi tofuihisi
adessive tofullasi tofuillasi
ablative tofultasi tofuiltasi
allative tofullesi tofuillesi
essive tofunasi tofuinasi
translative tofuksesi tofuiksesi
instructive
abessive tofuttasi tofuittasi
comitative tofuinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative tofumme tofumme
accusative nom. tofumme tofumme
gen. tofumme
genitive tofumme tofujemme
partitive tofuamme tofujamme
inessive tofussamme tofuissamme
elative tofustamme tofuistamme
illative tofuumme tofuihimme
adessive tofullamme tofuillamme
ablative tofultamme tofuiltamme
allative tofullemme tofuillemme
essive tofunamme tofuinamme
translative tofuksemme tofuiksemme
instructive
abessive tofuttamme tofuittamme
comitative tofuinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative tofunne tofunne
accusative nom. tofunne tofunne
gen. tofunne
genitive tofunne tofujenne
partitive tofuanne tofujanne
inessive tofussanne tofuissanne
elative tofustanne tofuistanne
illative tofuunne tofuihinne
adessive tofullanne tofuillanne
ablative tofultanne tofuiltanne
allative tofullenne tofuillenne
essive tofunanne tofuinanne
translative tofuksenne tofuiksenne
instructive
abessive tofuttanne tofuittanne
comitative tofuinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative tofunsa tofunsa
accusative nom. tofunsa tofunsa
gen. tofunsa
genitive tofunsa tofujensa
partitive tofuaan
tofuansa
tofujaan
tofujansa
inessive tofussaan
tofussansa
tofuissaan
tofuissansa
elative tofustaan
tofustansa
tofuistaan
tofuistansa
illative tofuunsa tofuihinsa
adessive tofullaan
tofullansa
tofuillaan
tofuillansa
ablative tofultaan
tofultansa
tofuiltaan
tofuiltansa
allative tofulleen
tofullensa
tofuilleen
tofuillensa
essive tofunaan
tofunansa
tofuinaan
tofuinansa
translative tofukseen
tofuksensa
tofuikseen
tofuiksensa
instructive
abessive tofuttaan
tofuttansa
tofuittaan
tofuittansa
comitative tofuineen
tofuinensa

Anagrams[edit]

French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tofu m (plural tofus)

  1. tofu

Indonesian[edit]

Indonesian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia id
tofu

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 豆腐 (とうふ, tōfu, tofu, bean curd), from Middle Chinese (dùw, bean) + (bjú, rotten, fermented). Doublet of tahu from Min Nan 豆腐 (tāu-hū).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

tofu

  1. tofu, specifically soft or extra-soft unpressed fresh tofu.

Related terms[edit]

  • tahu (specifically firm or extra firm pressed fresh tofu)

Further reading[edit]

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɔ.fu/
  • Rhymes: -ɔfu
  • Hyphenation: tò‧fu

Noun[edit]

tofu m (invariable)

  1. tofu

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Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tofu n (indeclinable)

  1. tofu

Further reading[edit]

  • tofu in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • tofu in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 豆腐 (tōfu).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -u
  • Hyphenation: to‧fu

Noun[edit]

tofu m (plural tofus)

  1. tofu (food made from curdled soybean milk)

References[edit]

  1. ^ tofu” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2023.
  2. ^ tofu” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtofu/ [ˈt̪o.fu]
  • Rhymes: -ofu
  • Syllabification: to‧fu

Noun[edit]

tofu m (uncountable)

  1. tofu

Further reading[edit]

Ternate[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tofu

  1. (stative) to be piled, heaped

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of tofu
Singular Plural
Inclusive Exclusive
1st totofu fotofu mitofu
2nd notofu nitofu
3rd Masculine otofu itofu, yotofu
Feminine motofu
Neuter itofu
- archaic

References[edit]

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English tofu.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /toˈfu/, /ˈto.fu/
  • Hyphenation: to‧fu

Noun[edit]

tofu (definite accusative tofuyu, plural tofular)

  1. tofu
    Synonyms: soya eti, soya peyniri

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative tofu
Definite accusative tofuyu
Singular Plural
Nominative tofu tofular
Definite accusative tofuyu tofuları
Dative tofuya tofulara
Locative tofuda tofularda
Ablative tofudan tofulardan
Genitive tofunun tofuların
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular tofum tofularım
2nd singular tofun tofuların
3rd singular tofusu tofuları
1st plural tofumuz tofularımız
2nd plural tofunuz tofularınız
3rd plural tofuları tofuları
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular tofumu tofularımı
2nd singular tofunu tofularını
3rd singular tofusunu tofularını
1st plural tofumuzu tofularımızı
2nd plural tofunuzu tofularınızı
3rd plural tofularını tofularını
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular tofuma tofularıma
2nd singular tofuna tofularına
3rd singular tofusuna tofularına
1st plural tofumuza tofularımıza
2nd plural tofunuza tofularınıza
3rd plural tofularına tofularına
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular tofumda tofularımda
2nd singular tofunda tofularında
3rd singular tofusunda tofularında
1st plural tofumuzda tofularımızda
2nd plural tofunuzda tofularınızda
3rd plural tofularında tofularında
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular tofumdan tofularımdan
2nd singular tofundan tofularından
3rd singular tofusundan tofularından
1st plural tofumuzdan tofularımızdan
2nd plural tofunuzdan tofularınızdan
3rd plural tofularından tofularından
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular tofumun tofularımın
2nd singular tofunun tofularının
3rd singular tofusunun tofularının
1st plural tofumuzun tofularımızın
2nd plural tofunuzun tofularınızın
3rd plural tofularının tofularının

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nişanyan, Sevan (2002–), “tofu”, in Nişanyan Sözlük

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