kanji for food

meaning of kanji

  • food
  • food products
  • foodstuffs
hiragana
しょくひん

drawing of kanji

食品

reading of kanji

syo ku hin

definition

Noun

  1. foodstuff, grocery
    • 食料雑貨品店で売っている品物
    • (consumer goods sold by a grocer)
  2. foodstuff, food product
    • 食品として用いられ得る、または食品として用いるように用意され得る物質
    • (a substance that can be used or prepared for use as food)

meaning of kanji

  • food
hiragana
しょくりょう

drawing of kanji

食料

reading of kanji

syo ku ryou

meaning of kanji

  • food (esp. staple food such as rice or wheat)
  • provisions
  • rations
  • food supply
hiragana
しょくりょう

drawing of kanji

食糧

reading of kanji

syo ku ryou

meaning of kanji

  • lunch
  • midday meal
  • food served at a tea party (tea ceremony)
hiragana
ちゅうしょく

drawing of kanji

昼食

reading of kanji

tyuu syo ku

meaning of kanji

  • food and drink
  • eating and drinking
hiragana
いんしょく

drawing of kanji

飲食

reading of kanji

in syo ku

meaning of kanji

    kancan
  • can
  • tin
  • canned food
hiragana
かん

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

kan

meaning of kanji

  • execution
  • enforcing
  • carrying out
  • giving alms
  • giving food to the poor or monks
hiragana
しこう

drawing of kanji

施行

reading of kanji

si ko u

meaning of kanji

  • cooked rice
  • meal
  • food
  • one’s livelihood
hiragana
めし

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

mesi

meaning of kanji

  • food
  • foodstuff
  • eating
  • appetite
  • meal
hiragana
しょく

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

syo ku

meaning of kanji

  • food
hiragana
たべもの

drawing of kanji

食べ物

reading of kanji

tabemono

meaning of kanji

  • Chinese food
  • China
hiragana
ちゅうか

drawing of kanji

中華

reading of kanji

tyuu ka

meaning of kanji

  • cooking
  • food preparation
hiragana
ちょうり

drawing of kanji

調理

reading of kanji

tyou ri

meaning of kanji

  • food stand
  • food stall
  • branch store
hiragana
でみせ

drawing of kanji

出店

reading of kanji

de mise

meaning of kanji

  • foodstuff
  • groceries
hiragana
しょくりょうひん

drawing of kanji

食料品

reading of kanji

syo ku ryou hin

meaning of kanji

  • opportunity
  • chance
  • occasion
  • time
  • folding
  • fold
  • pleat
  • crease
  • small food box (wooden or cardboard)
  • counter for folds
  • counter for items (esp. food) packed in an oribako
hiragana
おり

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

ori

meaning of kanji

  • distribution (e.g. films, rice)
  • rationing (e.g. food, gasoline)
  • food ration
hiragana
はいきゅう

drawing of kanji

配給

reading of kanji

hai kyuu

meaning of kanji

  • law governing food quality
hiragana
しょっかんほう

drawing of kanji

食管法

reading of kanji

syoxtu kan hou

meaning of kanji

  • food agency
hiragana
しょくりょうちょう

drawing of kanji

食糧庁

reading of kanji

syo ku ryou tyou

meaning of kanji

  • entertainment (of guests; esp. in the corporate world)
  • treating (to food and drinks)
  • wining and dining
hiragana
せったい

drawing of kanji

接待

reading of kanji

setta i

meaning of kanji

  • kitchen knife
  • carving knife
  • cooking
  • food
hiragana
ほうちょう

drawing of kanji

包丁

reading of kanji

hou tyou

meaning of kanji

  • food
  • foodstuff
hiragana
しょくもつ

drawing of kanji

食物

reading of kanji

syo kumo tu

meaning of kanji

  • for use as food
  • edible
hiragana
しょくよう

drawing of kanji

食用

reading of kanji

syo kuyo u

meaning of kanji

  • feel (i.e. tactile sensation)
  • touch
  • feeling
  • sensation
  • texture (e.g. food, cloth)
hiragana
かんしょく

drawing of kanji

感触

reading of kanji

kan syo ku

meaning of kanji

  • digestion (of food)
  • digestion (of information)
  • assimilation
  • thorough understanding
  • consumption
  • absorption
  • using up
  • meeting (e.g. a quota)
  • completion
  • losing one’s form and turning into something else
hiragana
しょうか

drawing of kanji

消化

reading of kanji

syou ka

meaning of kanji

  • appetite (for food)
hiragana
しょくよく

drawing of kanji

食欲

reading of kanji

syo ku yoku

meaning of kanji

  • cart (esp. a food cart)
  • stall
  • stand
  • festival float
  • portable shrine dedicated to a god and shaped like a house
  • dancing platform
  • stage prop fashioned after a large building
  • framework (of a house, etc.)
  • house (esp. a small and miserable house)
hiragana
やたい

drawing of kanji

屋台

reading of kanji

ya tai

meaning of kanji

  • canned food
  • tinned food
  • confining someone (e.g. so they can concentrate on work)
  • being stuck in a confined space
hiragana
かんづめ

drawing of kanji

缶詰

reading of kanji

kan zume

meaning of kanji

  • staple food
hiragana
しゅしょく

drawing of kanji

主食

reading of kanji

si xyu syo ku

meaning of kanji

  • bring-your-own (e.g. food and drink)
  • carry-on (e.g. luggage)
hiragana
もちこみ

drawing of kanji

持ち込み

reading of kanji

moti komi

meaning of kanji

  • food expense
hiragana
しょくひ

drawing of kanji

食費

reading of kanji

syo ku hi

meaning of kanji

  • health foods
hiragana
けんこうしょくひん

drawing of kanji

健康食品

reading of kanji

kenkou syo ku hin

meaning of kanji

  • small dining table (usu. for a single person)
  • serving tray (with legs)
  • meal
  • food
  • serving
  • counter for bowlfuls of rice
  • counter for pairs of chopsticks
hiragana
ぜん

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

zen

meaning of kanji

  • takeout (i.e. food)
  • take-out
  • takeaway
  • take-away
hiragana
もちかえり

drawing of kanji

持ち帰り

reading of kanji

moti kaeri

meaning of kanji

  • to bring back
  • to carry home
  • to take out (e.g. food)
hiragana
もちかえる

drawing of kanji

持ち帰る

reading of kanji

moti kaeru

meaning of kanji

  • frying
  • fried food
  • aburaage
  • thin deep-fried slices of tofu
hiragana
あげ

drawing of kanji

揚げ

reading of kanji

age

meaning of kanji

  • Japanese food
  • Japanese-style meal
  • Japanese cuisine
hiragana
わしょく

drawing of kanji

和食

reading of kanji

wa syo ku

meaning of kanji

  • favourite dish (favorite)
  • favourite food
hiragana
こうぶつ

drawing of kanji

好物

reading of kanji

kou butu

meaning of kanji

  • home delivery (of food)
  • outside catering
hiragana
でまえ

drawing of kanji

出前

reading of kanji

de mae

meaning of kanji

  • food additive
hiragana
しょくひんてんかぶつ

drawing of kanji

食品添加物

reading of kanji

syo ku hin ten ka butu

meaning of kanji

  • medicine
  • Pharmaceutical and Food Safety Bureau
hiragana
いやく

drawing of kanji

医薬

reading of kanji

i yaku

meaning of kanji

    &ksb;
  • nimono
  • food cooked by boiling or stewing
hiragana
にもの

drawing of kanji

煮物

reading of kanji

ni mono

meaning of kanji

  • food poisoning
hiragana
しょくちゅうどく

drawing of kanji

食中毒

reading of kanji

syo ku tyuu doku

meaning of kanji

  • sampling food
hiragana
ししょく

drawing of kanji

試食

reading of kanji

si syo ku

meaning of kanji

  • Western cooking
  • Western-style meal
  • Western-style food
  • Japanized Western cuisine
hiragana
ようしょく

drawing of kanji

洋食

reading of kanji

you syo ku

meaning of kanji

  • (animal) feed
  • fodder
  • pet food
  • bait
  • lure
  • enticement
hiragana
えさ

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

esa

meaning of kanji

  • fall
  • decline
  • lowering
  • hanging down
  • drooping
  • slanting (downward)
  • string apron
  • ornamental cords hanging from the front of a sumo wrestler’s belt
  • food offering to the gods
  • leftovers
  • hand-me-downs
  • leaving (one’s master’s place for home)
  • a little after …
hiragana
さがり

drawing of kanji

下がり

reading of kanji

sagari

meaning of kanji

  • likes and dislikes
  • pickiness (about food)
  • choosiness
  • fussiness
  • tastes
  • preferences
hiragana
すききらい

drawing of kanji

好き嫌い

reading of kanji

suki kirai

meaning of kanji

  • earthenware
  • pottery
  • porcelain
  • china
  • yakimono
  • flame-broiled food (esp. fish)
  • tempered blade
hiragana
やきもの

drawing of kanji

焼き物

reading of kanji

yaki mono

meaning of kanji

  • Inari (god of harvests, Uka-no-Mitama)
  • Inari shrine
  • Fushimi Inari shrine (in Kyoto)
  • fox (said to be messengers of Inari)
  • fried tofu (said to be a favourite food of foxes)
  • inarizushi
hiragana
いなり

drawing of kanji

稲荷

reading of kanji

inari

meaning of kanji

  • kitchen waste
  • food scraps
  • raw garbage
hiragana
なまゴミ

drawing of kanji

生ゴミ

reading of kanji

nama gomi

meaning of kanji

  • businesses offering food and entertainment
  • cabaret, club, gambling and restaurant businesses
  • sex industry
  • sex-related businesses
hiragana
ふうぞくえいぎょう

drawing of kanji

風俗営業

reading of kanji

huuzoku ei gyo u

meaning of kanji

  • management
  • administration
  • cutting up and serving food
  • cut and fill (e.g. earthwork)
hiragana
きりもり

drawing of kanji

切り盛り

reading of kanji

kiri mori

meaning of kanji

  • food and drink
  • eating and drinking
hiragana
のみくい

drawing of kanji

飲み食い

reading of kanji

nomi kui

meaning of kanji

  • nutritional value
  • food value
hiragana
えいようか

drawing of kanji

栄養価

reading of kanji

ei you ka

meaning of kanji

  • gourmet food
  • delicious food
  • dining on gourmet food
  • following a lavish diet
  • living as an epicure
hiragana
びしょく

drawing of kanji

美食

reading of kanji

bi syo ku

meaning of kanji

  • deep-fried food
hiragana
あげもの

drawing of kanji

揚げ物

reading of kanji

age mono

meaning of kanji

  • food
  • foodstuff
  • prey
  • victim
hiragana
くいもの

drawing of kanji

食い物

reading of kanji

kui mono

meaning of kanji

  • leftover food
  • leftovers
  • food scraps
hiragana
ざんぱん

drawing of kanji

残飯

reading of kanji

zan pan

meaning of kanji

  • leftover food (esp. on one’s plate at the end of a meal)
hiragana
たべのこし

drawing of kanji

食べ残し

reading of kanji

tabe nokosi

meaning of kanji

  • disliking a certain food without having tried it
  • disliking something without having tried it
  • being prejudiced against
  • having an instinctive aversion to
hiragana
くわずぎらい

drawing of kanji

食わず嫌い

reading of kanji

kuwa zu girai

meaning of kanji

  • food and clothing
  • livelihood
  • living
  • to feed and clothe
hiragana
いしょく

drawing of kanji

衣食

reading of kanji

i syo ku

meaning of kanji

  • seasoning of food
hiragana
したあじ

drawing of kanji

下味

reading of kanji

si ta azi

meaning of kanji

  • jūbako
  • multi-tiered food box
hiragana
じゅうばこ

drawing of kanji

重箱

reading of kanji

zyuu ba ko

meaning of kanji

  • deep-fried food (esp. chicken)
hiragana
からあげ

drawing of kanji

唐揚げ

reading of kanji

karaage

meaning of kanji

  • cooking for oneself
  • cooking one’s own food
  • doing one’s own cooking
  • making food oneself
  • self-catering
  • scanning a book or magazine to create an ebook by oneself
hiragana
じすい

drawing of kanji

自炊

reading of kanji

zi sui

meaning of kanji

  • to be hit
  • to strike
  • to touch
  • to be in contact
  • to be affixed
  • to be equivalent to
  • to be applicable
  • to apply to
  • to be right on the money (of a prediction, criticism, etc.)
  • to be selected (in a lottery, etc.)
  • to win
  • to be successful
  • to go well
  • to be a hit
  • to face
  • to confront
  • to lie (in the direction of)
  • to undertake
  • to be assigned
  • to be stricken (by food poisoning, heat, etc.)
  • to be afflicted
  • to be called on (e.g. by a teacher)
  • to treat (esp. harshly)
  • to lash out at
  • to be unnecessary
  • to be hitting well
  • to be on a hitting streak
  • to feel a bite (in fishing)
  • (of fruit, etc.) to be bruised
  • to spoil
  • to feel (something) out
  • to probe into
  • to check (i.e. by comparison)
  • to shave
  • to be a relative of a person
  • to be a … in relation to …
  • to stand in a relationship
hiragana
あたる

drawing of kanji

当たる

reading of kanji

ataru

meaning of kanji

  • (army) provisions
  • food
hiragana
ひょうろう

drawing of kanji

兵糧

reading of kanji

hyou rou

meaning of kanji

  • baby food
hiragana
りにゅうしょく

drawing of kanji

離乳食

reading of kanji

ri ni xyu u syo ku

meaning of kanji

  • dry provisions
  • dried food
  • dried goods
  • groceries
hiragana
かんぶつ

drawing of kanji

乾物

reading of kanji

kan butu

meaning of kanji

  • lesson learned from someone’s else mistake
  • object lesson
  • food for thought
  • stones from other mountains (can be used to polish one’s own gems)
hiragana
たざんのいし

drawing of kanji

他山の石

reading of kanji

ta zan no isi

meaning of kanji

  • southern barbarians (formerly used by the Chinese to refer to non-ethnic Chinese to the south)
  • South-East Asia
  • Western Europe (esp. Spain and Portugal, their South-East Asian colonies, and their goods and people arriving in Japan via the colonies)
  • exotic (esp. Western European or South-East Asian style)
  • (in dance, puppetry, etc.) thrusting the right foot and right arm forward at the same time (or left foot and left arm)
  • food prepared using chili peppers or Welsh onions
hiragana
なんばん

drawing of kanji

南蛮

reading of kanji

nanba n

meaning of kanji

  • bed and food
  • eating and sleeping
hiragana
しんしょく

drawing of kanji

寝食

reading of kanji

sin syo ku

meaning of kanji

  • perishable food
  • perishables
hiragana
せいせんしょくりょうひん

drawing of kanji

生鮮食料品

reading of kanji

sei sen syo ku ryou hin

meaning of kanji

  • aburaage
  • thin deep-fried slices of tofu
  • frying in oil
  • deep-fried food
hiragana
あぶらあげ

drawing of kanji

油揚げ

reading of kanji

abu ra age

meaning of kanji

  • seashore
  • beach
  • food wrapped in nori
hiragana
いそべ

drawing of kanji

磯辺

reading of kanji

isobe

meaning of kanji

  • daily food
  • regular diet
  • staple food
hiragana
じょうしょく

drawing of kanji

常食

reading of kanji

zi xyo u syo ku

meaning of kanji

  • sake cup
  • small deep porcelain bowl for serving food
hiragana
ちょこ

drawing of kanji

猪口

reading of kanji

tyoko

meaning of kanji

  • running away without paying for food
  • bilk
hiragana
くいにげ

drawing of kanji

食い逃げ

reading of kanji

kui nige

meaning of kanji

  • preserved food boiled in soy
hiragana
つくだに

drawing of kanji

佃煮

reading of kanji

tukudani

meaning of kanji

  • contrivance
  • bit of fiddling
  • little ingenuity
  • bit more (e.g. food)
hiragana
ひとくふう

drawing of kanji

一工夫

reading of kanji

hito kuhuu

meaning of kanji

  • to dish up
  • to arrange food (on a plate)
hiragana
もりつける

drawing of kanji

盛り付ける

reading of kanji

mori tukeru

meaning of kanji

  • to hurt
  • to ache
  • to feel a pain
  • to be injured
  • to be spoiled (e.g. food)
  • to be damaged
hiragana
いたむ

drawing of kanji

痛む

reading of kanji

itamu

meaning of kanji

  • trying the food at various restaurants
  • eating tour
  • walking while eating
  • eating while walking
hiragana
たべあるき

drawing of kanji

食べ歩き

reading of kanji

tabe aruki

meaning of kanji

  • gourmandism
  • gourmet
  • gourmand
  • foodie
hiragana
しょくつう

drawing of kanji

食通

reading of kanji

syo kutu u

meaning of kanji

  • stew
  • food cooked in a pot
hiragana
なべもの

drawing of kanji

鍋物

reading of kanji

nabemono

meaning of kanji

  • cutting down on food intake
  • reducing rations
  • reducing allowance of food
hiragana
げんしょく

drawing of kanji

減食

reading of kanji

ge n syo ku

meaning of kanji

  • side dish
  • supplementary food
hiragana
ふくしょく

drawing of kanji

副食

reading of kanji

huku syo ku

meaning of kanji

  • texture of food
hiragana
したざわり

drawing of kanji

舌触り

reading of kanji

si ta za wari

meaning of kanji

  • liquid food (diet)
hiragana
りゅうどうしょく

drawing of kanji

流動食

reading of kanji

ri xyu udo u syo ku
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