Sign In


Entry Details for 粥

Search by Japanese Word


Search by English Meaning


Alternate Written Forms:


English Meaning(s) for 粥

  1. thin rice porridge; watery cooked rice; rice gruel; congee
  2. breakfast (in Zen temples)

Definition and Synonyms for 粥

Groats the hulled and crushed grain of various cereals
Pearl Barley barley ground into small round pellets

Meanings for each kanji in 粥

rice gruel Kanji Details »

Categories 粥 is a member of

Cereal foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
Show all words in category »
Barley a grain of barley
Show all words in category »

Stroke Order Diagrams for 粥

Sample Sentences for 粥

When he was young, he was so poor that he virtually had to live on gruel.
I also brought some gruel I made. It just needs warming up.

Comments for 粥

If you have any questions about this entry, or would like to write a sample sentence using the vocabulary, please do so below. Your comment will appear in the forum for other users of the site to view and discuss.

Only registered users may post comments. You can register your free 楽しい Japanese account here.

This site uses the EDICT and KANJIDIC dictionary files. These files are the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and are used in conformance with the Group's licence.