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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
もの
Grade: 3
kun’yomi

EtymologyEdit

Compound of 食べ (tabe, eating, the 連用形 (ren'yōkei, continuative or stem form) of verb 食べる taberu, “to eat”) +‎ (mono, thing).[1][2][3]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

食べ物 (hiragana たべもの, rōmaji tabemono)

  1. food in general; provisions
     () (もの) (じゅう) (ぶん)ある
    tabemono wa jūbun aru
    there is enough food
  2. a specific food
    この () (もの)はどうやって調 (ちょう) ()しますか。
    Kono tabemono wa dō yatte chōri shimasu ka.
    How do you prepare this food / this dish?
  3. one's diet, what one eats.
     () (もの)にはうるさい
    tabemono ni wa urusai
    to be particular or finicky about one's diet

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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 2.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  4. 4.0 4.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN