See also: kim chi

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Korean 김치 (gimchi). See there for an explanation of the etymology on the Korean side, but ultimately from Sino-Korean (soaked vegetables). Doublet of kimuchi.

 
Kimchi

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

kimchi (usually uncountable, plural kimchis)

  1. A Korean dish made of vegetables, such as cabbage or radishes, that are salted, seasoned, and stored in sealed containers to undergo lactic acid fermentation.
  2. (slang, ethnic slur, derogatory) A Korean person.
    • 1994, Richard Marcinko, Rogue Warrior II: Red Cell, Pocket Books, page 238:
      How did I know the kimchis were trying to smuggle the crate out of Japan?
    • 2007, Pamela Goyan Kittler and Kathryn Sucher, Food and Culture, Cengage Learning, page 5:
      In the United States, Germans are sometimes called "krauts" ... Koreans "kimchis," and poor white Southerners "crackers"...
    • 2011, Gerald M. Weinberg, Freshman Murders, Weinberg & Weinberg:
      ... he doesn't know the difference between Ping-Pongs and Kimchis.

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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Korean

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkimtʃi/, [ˈkimt̪ʃi]
  • Syllabification: kim‧chi

NounEdit

kimchi

  1. kimchi

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of kimchi (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative kimchi kimchit
genitive kimchin kimchien
partitive kimchiä kimchejä
illative kimchiin kimcheihin
singular plural
nominative kimchi kimchit
accusative nom. kimchi kimchit
gen. kimchin
genitive kimchin kimchien
partitive kimchiä kimchejä
inessive kimchissä kimcheissä
elative kimchistä kimcheistä
illative kimchiin kimcheihin
adessive kimchillä kimcheillä
ablative kimchiltä kimcheiltä
allative kimchille kimcheille
essive kimchinä kimcheinä
translative kimchiksi kimcheiksi
instructive kimchein
abessive kimchittä kimcheittä
comitative kimcheineen
Possessive forms of kimchi (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person kimchini kimchimme
2nd person kimchisi kimchinne
3rd person kimchinsä

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From Korean

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NounEdit

kimchi m (plural kimchis)

  1. kimchi

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Korean 김치 (gimchi). See there for more information.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkimt͡ʃi/, [ˈkĩm.t͡ʃi]

NounEdit

kimchi m (plural kimchis)

  1. kimchi