便當

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ChineseEdit

 
advantageous; cheap; ordinary; plain; convenient; handy; easy; then; so; thus; to relieve oneself
 
to act as; represent; equal; should; fitting; suitable; adequate; proper; replace; to be; to hold a position; manage; withstand; when; during; ought; match equally; same; obstruct; just at (a time or place); on the spot; right; just at
trad. (便當) 便
simp. (便当) 便

Etymology 1Edit

From 便 (biàn, “easy, convenient”) + (dāng, “to be regarded as”)

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AdjectiveEdit

便當

  1. (regional) convenient, easy
  2. (literary) appropriate
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便當

  1. even if
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Etymology 2Edit

Wasei kango (和製漢語), from Japanese 弁当 (べんとう) ‎(bentō, bento, lunchbox), semantically readapted from Chinese 便當便当 (“convenient, appropriate”).

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NounEdit

便當

  1. (Taiwan) bento, lunchbox
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