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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ちゅう
Grade: 1

Grade: S
Jinmeiyō Grade: 2
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

Compound of 中華 (chūka, Chinese) +‎ 蕎麦 (soba, buckwheat, used as a metonym for “buckwheat noodles”).[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

中華蕎麦 (hiragana ちゅうかそば, rōmaji chūka soba)

  1. Chinese noodles: ramen, mostly traditional ramen in Japan

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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