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English Meaning(s) for 食

  1. food; foodstuff
  2. eating; appetite
noun, counter
  1. meal

Definition and Synonyms for 食

Feeding the act of consuming food
Synonyms: はむ, 喫飯, 摂食, , , 食い, 食う, 食み
Morsel a small amount of solid food
Synonyms: 一口, 一飲み, 含み, 含む, ,
Morsel a mouthful
Synonyms: 一口, 一飲み, 含み, 含む, ,

Meanings for each kanji in 食

eat; food Kanji Details »

Categories 食 is a member of

Intake the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
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Taste a small amount eaten or drunk
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Sample Sentences for 食

It is difficult for foreigners to get used to Japanese food.
The most visible forms of aggression are often seen between prey and predator.
Have you got used to eating Japanese food yet?
We need food, clothes and a home in order to live.
I really like the crisp texture of gizzards.

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