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See also: tōfu, Tofu, and TOFU

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EnglishEdit

 
Seasoned cubes of tofu (1)
 
typical rendering of an undisplayable character as tofu (2)

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Japanese 豆腐 (tōfu), from Middle Chinese (dùw, bean) + (bjú, rotten, fermented) (compare Mandarin 豆腐 (dòufǔ)).

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NounEdit

tofu (countable and uncountable, plural tofus)

  1. A protein-rich food made from curdled soy milk.
    Synonym: bean curd
  2. (computing, typography) An empty box or rectangle displayed by some systems in place of a character not supported by available fonts; .

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CzechEdit

NounEdit

tofu n

  1. tofu (protein-rich food made from curdled soybean milk)

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Japanese 豆腐 (tōfu).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtofu/
  • Hyphenation: to‧fu

NounEdit

tofu

  1. tofu (protein-rich food made from curdled soy milk)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of tofu (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative tofu tofut
genitive tofun tofujen
partitive tofua tofuja
illative tofuun tofuihin
singular plural
nominative tofu tofut
accusative nom. tofu tofut
gen. tofun
genitive tofun tofujen
partitive tofua tofuja
inessive tofussa tofuissa
elative tofusta tofuista
illative tofuun tofuihin
adessive tofulla tofuilla
ablative tofulta tofuilta
allative tofulle tofuille
essive tofuna tofuina
translative tofuksi tofuiksi
instructive tofuin
abessive tofutta tofuitta
comitative tofuineen

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From Japanese

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NounEdit

tofu m (plural tofus)

  1. tofu

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Japanese

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: -u

NounEdit

tofu m (invariable)

  1. tofu

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Japanese 豆腐 (tōfu).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tofu m (plural tofus)

  1. tofu (food made from curdled soybean milk)

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

tofu m (uncountable)

  1. tofu