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[めし()]
meshi
noun

English Meaning(s) for 飯

noun
  1. cooked rice
  2. meal; food
  3. one's living; livelihood

Definition and Synonyms for 飯

Diet a prescribed selection of foods
Synonyms: おまんま, 御飯, 食事, , , , ご飯
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

Meanings for each kanji in 飯

meal; boiled rice Kanji Details »

Categories 飯 is a member of

Fare the food and drink that are regularly served or consumed
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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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Stroke Order Diagrams for 飯

Sample Sentences for 飯

You are eating so much snacks but are you sure you can eat dinner?
Forget your troubles for a while and come and have dinner with us.
I've just gotten home and had dinner.
It has been a habit of mine for many years that when I am in my home, apart from mealtimes, I hardly ever leave my desk.
I'll stand you a dinner.

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