kanji for rice

meaning of kanji

  • (white) rice
hiragana
はくまい

drawing of kanji

白米

reading of kanji

ha kumai

meaning of kanji

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

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

mesi

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

  • high rice field
  • very fertile rice field
hiragana
じょうでん

drawing of kanji

上田

reading of kanji

zi xyo ude n

meaning of kanji

  • rice plant
hiragana
いね

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

ine

meaning of kanji

  • rice price
hiragana
べいか

drawing of kanji

米価

reading of kanji

be i ka

meaning of kanji

  • seedling
  • young plant
  • rice seedling
hiragana
なえ

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

nae

meaning of kanji

  • rice cultivation
  • rice crop
hiragana
いなさく

drawing of kanji

稲作

reading of kanji

ina saku

meaning of kanji

  • ending
  • conclusion
  • join
  • union
  • connecting
  • knot
  • knotting
  • rice ball
hiragana
むすび

drawing of kanji

結び

reading of kanji

musubi

meaning of kanji

  • sake
  • Japanese rice wine
hiragana
にほんしゅ

drawing of kanji

日本酒

reading of kanji

nihon si xyu

meaning of kanji

  • kōji
  • malted rice
  • malt
  • malt-like material from growing mold on rice, barley, beans, etc. (used as a starter to make sake, miso, soy sauce, etc.)
hiragana
こうじ

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

kouzi

meaning of kanji

  • young female rice planter
  • young girl
hiragana
さおとめ

drawing of kanji

早乙女

reading of kanji

sao tome

meaning of kanji

  • rice
hiragana
べいこく

drawing of kanji

米穀

reading of kanji

be i koku

meaning of kanji

  • new rice
  • first rice crop of the year
  • novice
  • beginner
  • newcomer
  • new hand
hiragana
しんまい

drawing of kanji

新米

reading of kanji

sin mai

meaning of kanji

  • fields (of rice and other crops)
hiragana
たはた

drawing of kanji

田畑

reading of kanji

ta hata

meaning of kanji

  • rice planting
hiragana
たうえ

drawing of kanji

田植え

reading of kanji

ta ue

meaning of kanji

  • porcelain bowl
  • donburi
  • bowl of meat, fish, etc. served over rice
hiragana
どんぶり

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

donburi

meaning of kanji

  • new rice field
  • newly developed rice field
  • wasteland or marshland newly reclaimed as a rice field (Edo period)
hiragana
しんでん

drawing of kanji

新田

reading of kanji

sin de n

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

  • unpolished rice
  • unmilled rice
  • brown rice
hiragana
げんまい

drawing of kanji

玄米

reading of kanji

ge n mai

meaning of kanji

  • mochi
  • (sticky) rice cake
hiragana
もち

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

moti

meaning of kanji

  • rice polishing
  • polished rice
hiragana
せいまい

drawing of kanji

精米

reading of kanji

sei mai

meaning of kanji

  • to clasp
  • to grasp
  • to grip
  • to clutch
  • to make (nigirizushi, rice ball, etc.)
  • to form
  • to press into shape
  • to mold
  • to mould
  • to seize (power, etc.)
  • to take hold of
hiragana
にぎる

drawing of kanji

握る

reading of kanji

nigiru

meaning of kanji

  • grain thief
  • sharpened tube for testing rice in bags
  • sashimi (sliced raw fish)
  • stabbing
  • piercing
  • pricking
hiragana
さし

drawing of kanji

刺し

reading of kanji

sasi

meaning of kanji

  • wet-land rice
hiragana
すいとう

drawing of kanji

水稲

reading of kanji

sui tou

meaning of kanji

  • grasping
  • gripping
  • grasp
  • grip
  • clutch
  • handful
  • fistful
  • handle
  • grip
  • knob
  • rice ball
  • nigirizushi
  • hand-formed sushi with a topping of seafood, etc.
hiragana
にぎり

drawing of kanji

握り

reading of kanji

nigiri

meaning of kanji

  • cultivated rice field
hiragana
つくだ

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

tuku da

meaning of kanji

  • paddy field
  • rice field
hiragana
いなだ

drawing of kanji

稲田

reading of kanji

inada

meaning of kanji

  • rice cooker
hiragana
すいはんき

drawing of kanji

炊飯器

reading of kanji

sui han ki

meaning of kanji

  • speculatively buying a rice harvest, while the fields are still green
  • recruiting of university students before the agreed date
hiragana
あおたがい

drawing of kanji

青田買い

reading of kanji

a otagai

meaning of kanji

  • rice granary
hiragana
こめぐら

drawing of kanji

米倉

reading of kanji

ko megu ra

meaning of kanji

  • cooked rice
hiragana
べいはん

drawing of kanji

米飯

reading of kanji

be i han

meaning of kanji

  • thin rice porridge
  • watery cooked rice
  • rice gruel
  • congee
hiragana
かゆ

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

kayu

meaning of kanji

  • ear (head) of rice
hiragana
いなほ

drawing of kanji

稲穂

reading of kanji

inaho

meaning of kanji

  • color of water after washing rice (colour)
hiragana
しろみず

drawing of kanji

白水

reading of kanji

siro mi zu

meaning of kanji

  • rice crop
hiragana
べいさく

drawing of kanji

米作

reading of kanji

be i saku

meaning of kanji

  • rice reaping
  • rice harvesting
hiragana
いねかり

drawing of kanji

稲刈り

reading of kanji

ine kari

meaning of kanji

  • ginjō sake
  • high-quality sake brewed by low temperature fermentation from white rice milled to 60%
hiragana
ぎんじょうしゅ

drawing of kanji

吟醸酒

reading of kanji

gin zi xyo usi xyu

meaning of kanji

  • rice production
hiragana
べいさん

drawing of kanji

米産

reading of kanji

be i sa n

meaning of kanji

  • marshy rice field or paddy
hiragana
ぬまた

drawing of kanji

沼田

reading of kanji

nu mata

meaning of kanji

  • Rice Price Deliberative Council
hiragana
べいしん

drawing of kanji

米審

reading of kanji

be isi n

meaning of kanji

  • rice seedling
hiragana
さなえ

drawing of kanji

早苗

reading of kanji

sanae

meaning of kanji

  • rice from an early harvest
  • early rice
hiragana
はやばまい

drawing of kanji

早場米

reading of kanji

haya ba mai

meaning of kanji

  • foreign rice
hiragana
がいまい

drawing of kanji

外米

reading of kanji

ga i mai

meaning of kanji

  • red rice (beans and mochi) for auspicious occasions
hiragana
せきはん

drawing of kanji

赤飯

reading of kanji

seki han

meaning of kanji

  • Venus (planet)
  • thick silk thread
  • refined sugar
  • white rice jelly
  • variety of sweet potato
hiragana
たいはく

drawing of kanji

太白

reading of kanji

tai haku

meaning of kanji

  • rice shop
  • rice dealer
hiragana
こめや

drawing of kanji

米屋

reading of kanji

kome ya

meaning of kanji

  • old rice
hiragana
こまい

drawing of kanji

古米

reading of kanji

komai

meaning of kanji

  • sushi
  • anything made with vinegared rice (may also contain vegetables, spices, fish, or other delicacies)
hiragana
すし

drawing of kanji

寿司

reading of kanji

susi

meaning of kanji

  • chazuke
  • cooked rice with green tea poured on it
hiragana
ちゃづけ

drawing of kanji

茶漬け

reading of kanji

tya zuke

meaning of kanji

  • rice gruel containing vegetables, fish, etc., and seasoned with miso or soy sauce
hiragana
ぞうすい

drawing of kanji

雑炊

reading of kanji

zou sui

meaning of kanji

  • great fortune
  • good luck
  • rice cake stuffed with bean jam
hiragana
だいふく

drawing of kanji

大福

reading of kanji

dai huku

meaning of kanji

  • grain of rice
hiragana
こめつぶ

drawing of kanji

米粒

reading of kanji

kome tubu

meaning of kanji

  • rice ball
hiragana
にぎりめし

drawing of kanji

握り飯

reading of kanji

nigirimesi

meaning of kanji

  • ridge of earth between rice fields
  • ridge between grooves in threshold or lintel
  • footpath between rice fields
  • causeway
hiragana
あぜ

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

aze

meaning of kanji

  • soup containing rice cakes and vegetables (New Year’s dish)
hiragana
ぞうに

drawing of kanji

雑煮

reading of kanji

zou ni

meaning of kanji

  • worn-out rice land
hiragana
げでん

drawing of kanji

下田

reading of kanji

ge de n

meaning of kanji

  • bones left after cremation (esp. those of a Buddha or Boddhisatva)
  • grain of rice
  • cooked rice
hiragana
しゃり

drawing of kanji

舎利

reading of kanji

syari

meaning of kanji

  • emergency rice feeding
  • distribution of rice after an emergency
hiragana
たきだし

drawing of kanji

炊き出し

reading of kanji

takidasi

meaning of kanji

  • (something) cooked with rice
hiragana
たきこみ

drawing of kanji

炊き込み

reading of kanji

taki komi

meaning of kanji

  • to cook (something) with rice
hiragana
たきこむ

drawing of kanji

炊き込む

reading of kanji

taki komu

meaning of kanji

  • rice flour
hiragana
こめこ

drawing of kanji

米粉

reading of kanji

kome ko

meaning of kanji

  • unhulled rice
  • rice in the husk
  • paddy
  • rice husks
  • chaff
hiragana
もみ

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

momi

meaning of kanji

  • early ripening rice
  • early-ripening fruit (grain, etc.)
  • person who becomes physically or mentally mature at an early age
hiragana
わせ

drawing of kanji

早稲

reading of kanji

wase

meaning of kanji

  • rice plant’s height
hiragana
くさたけ

drawing of kanji

草丈

reading of kanji

kusa take

meaning of kanji

  • scattering
  • leaflets
  • sushi rice in a box or bowl with a variety of ingredients sprinkled on top
  • writing in an irregular hand
hiragana
ちらし

drawing of kanji

散らし

reading of kanji

tirasi

meaning of kanji

  • ritual music and dancing in shrines and temples
  • rice dance
  • rice festival
  • tofu (or fish, etc.) baked and coated with miso
  • turning something in the manner one would use to cook dengaku-doufu on both sides
hiragana
でんがく

drawing of kanji

田楽

reading of kanji

dengaku

meaning of kanji

  • cold rice
  • hanger-on
  • dependent
  • disgraced former actor
hiragana
ひやめし

drawing of kanji

冷や飯

reading of kanji

hiya mesi

meaning of kanji

  • distorted
  • crooked
  • irregular
  • warped
  • oval
  • elliptical shape
  • round, wooden container for cooked rice
  • oval coin
hiragana
いびつ

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

ibitu

meaning of kanji

  • tempura served over a bowl of rice
  • (in comedy) repeating the same gag or silly line
hiragana
てんどん

drawing of kanji

天丼

reading of kanji

ten don

meaning of kanji

  • sake bottle
  • tall and slender bottle with a narrow mouth made from ceramic, metal or glass that can be used for sake, shoyu or rice vinegar
  • turtleneck (sweater)
  • non-swimmer
  • person who cannot swim
hiragana
とっくり

drawing of kanji

徳利

reading of kanji

tokkuri

meaning of kanji

  • white gem (esp. a pearl)
  • rice flour dumpling
  • white-flowered camellia
hiragana
しらたま

drawing of kanji

白玉

reading of kanji

sira tama

meaning of kanji

  • awamori
  • strong Okinawan liquor distilled from rice or millet
hiragana
あわもり

drawing of kanji

泡盛

reading of kanji

awa mori

meaning of kanji

  • box lunch (containing rice and 10-15 small portions of fish, meat, and vegetables)
  • highest-ranking division
  • intermission (between acts)
  • interlude
hiragana
まくのうち

drawing of kanji

幕の内

reading of kanji

maku no uti
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