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Kanji in this term
べん
Grade: 5
とう
Grade: 2
on’yomi
 
A typical bento
 
A homemade bento

EtymologyEdit

From Sinitic 便當便当 (biàndang, “convenient”).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

弁当 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 辨當, hiragana べんとう, rōmaji bentō)

  1. bento

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ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.