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御飯

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
はん
Grade: 4
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

Compound of (go-, honorific prefix) +‎ (han, cooked rice).[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

御飯 (hiragana ごはん, romaji gohan)

  1. cooked rice
  2. a meal of any sort

Usage notesEdit

The honorific prefix (​go) is more commonly spelled in hiragana as , due in part to the complexity of the character.

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ 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