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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

Meanwhile, one national newspaper put out a headline in its evening edition, which read Japan and the U.S. came to a substantial agreement. This surprised many people including the government officials.
He made the soup by mixing a little meat with some rice.
The price of rice rose by three percent.
Mr Jones is very sensitive to the nuances of English and American usage.
I've ordered a book from Amazon.com.

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