Sign In

Dictionary

Stroke Order Diagram for 米

Search by Japanese Word

字▼

Search by English Meaning

[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
Show all words in category »
Starches foodstuff rich in natural starch (especially potatoes, rice, bread)
Show all words in category »
Metric Linear Unit a linear unit of distance in metric terms
Show all words in category »

Stroke Order Diagrams for 米

Sample Sentences for 米

We make sake from rice.
Rice grows in warm climates.
The price of rice is going up again.
In America, rice can be bought for a fifth of what it costs in Japan.
Japan's rice market is closed to imports.

Comments for 米

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.