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[べい()]
bei
noun, noun, used as a prefix, noun, used as a suffix

English Meaning(s) for 米

noun, noun, used as a prefix, noun, used as a suffix
  1. (United States of) America; USA

Definition and Synonyms for 米

Rice grains used as food either unpolished or more often polished
Synonyms: ライス, おまんま, メートル, 上米, 上米, 供米, 供米, 御飯, 産米, 白米, , , , , 米穀, 米飯, 糧米, 舎利, , , , ご飯, 飯米
Meter the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)
Synonyms: メーター, メートル, , ,

Meanings for each kanji in 米

rice; USA; metre Kanji Details »

Categories 米 is a member of

Cereal foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
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Starches foodstuff rich in natural starch (especially potatoes, rice, bread)
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Metric Linear Unit a linear unit of distance in metric terms
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 米

Sample Sentences for 米

The Japanese as a whole are a rice-eating nation.
I want to grow good vegetables, rice, fruit and so on.
What do you think has caused the present trade friction between Japan and the U.S.?
Japan's rice market is closed to imports.
There's a good chance that this year's rice crop will be up on last year's.

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