御飯

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  • ごはん gohan

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  • noun
    cooked rice
    • meal

      Japanese food and drinks

      List of some of the most popular foods and drinks in Japan.

      EnglishJapanese
      Onigiri🍙
      Senbei (rice cracker)🍘
      Rice bowl🍚
      Curry and rice🍛
      Sushi🍣
      Bento🍱
      Ramen🍜
      Kakigoori (ice cream)🍧
      Nabe🍲
      Green tea🍵
      Sake🍶
      Oden🍢
      Dango🍡
      Tenpura🍤
      Narutomaki🍥
      Fugu (Blowfish)🐡

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      • 12 strokes

        honorable, manipulate, govern

      • 12 strokes

        meal, boiled rice

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      • Japanese sentence

        友達にご飯をおごってもらった。 

        Sentence analysis
        English translation

        My friends treated me to a meal.

      • Japanese sentence

        ご飯とパンどちらがいいですか。 

        Sentence analysis
        English translation

        Which do you prefer, rice or bread?

      御飯

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      • おんいい onii

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      • Shinto termhonorific languageobscure termnoun
        steamed rice as an offering to a god

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        • 12 strokes

          honorable, manipulate, govern

        • 12 strokes

          meal, boiled rice

        御飯

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        • おまんま omanma

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        • usually written using kana aloneslangnoun
          cooked rice
          • see also: 
        • usually written using kana aloneslang
          meal

          Kanji in this word

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          • 12 strokes

            honorable, manipulate, govern

          • 12 strokes

            meal, boiled rice