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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.
    Synonyms: 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)

FrenchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Japanese

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tofu m (plural tofus)

  1. tofu

ItalianEdit

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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