See also: tōfu, Tofu, and TOFU

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)). Doublet of dubu.

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NounEdit

tofu (countable and uncountable, plural tofus)

  1. A protein-rich food made from curdled soy milk.
    • 2012 May 8, Yotam Ottolenghi; Sami Tamimi, Ottolenghi: The Cookbook[1], Random House, →ISBN, page 79:
      First, marinate the tofu. In a bowl, whisk the kecap manis, chilli sauce, and sesame oil together. Cut the tofu into strips about 1cm thick, mix gently (so it doesn't break) with the marinade and leave in the fridge for half an hour.
    Synonym: bean curd
    Synonym: soycheese
  2. (computing, typography) A box or rectangle, empty or with a question mark or hexadecimal code inside, displayed by some systems in place of a character not supported by available fonts. (such as or 𐕪)

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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/, [ˈt̪o̞fu]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ofu
  • Syllabification: 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
Possessive forms of tofu (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person tofuni tofumme
2nd person tofusi tofunne
3rd person tofunsa

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From Japanese

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NounEdit

tofu m (plural tofus)

  1. tofu

IndonesianEdit

 
tofu

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Japanese 豆腐 (とうふ, tōfu, tofu, bean curd), from Middle Chinese (dùw, bean) + (bjú, rotten, fermented). Doublet of tahu from Min Nan 豆腐 (tāu-hū).

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

tofu

  1. tofu, specifically soft or extra-soft unpressed fresh tofu.

Related termsEdit

  • tahu (specifically firm or extra firm pressed fresh tofu)

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Japanese

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: -u

NounEdit

tofu m (invariable)

  1. tofu

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PolishEdit

 
Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

EtymologyEdit

From Japanese 豆腐 (tōfu), from Middle Chinese (dùw, bean) + (bjú, rotten, fermented).

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NounEdit

tofu n (indeclinable)

  1. tofu

Further readingEdit

  • tofu in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • tofu in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Japanese 豆腐 (tōfu).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tofu m (plural tofus)

  1. tofu (food made from curdled soybean milk)

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtofu/, [ˈt̪ofu]

NounEdit

tofu m (uncountable)

  1. tofu