Definition of 食

  • eat
  • food

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ショク
  • ジキ
  • らう
  • べる

Popular Words With This Kanji

食べる, 喰べる, たべる

to eat, to live on (e.g. a salary), to live off, to subsist on

食事, しょくじ

meal, to eat

食品, しょくひん

commodity, foodstuff

食, 蝕, しょく

meal, (one's) diet, food, foodstuff, foodstuffs, eclipse (solar, lunar, etc.)

食料, しょくりょう

food

食糧, しょくりょう

provisions, rations, food supply

昼食, 中食, 昼餉, ちゅうしょく, ちゅうじき, ひるげ

lunch, midday meal, food served at a tea party (tea ceremony)

昼食, 中食, 昼餉, ちゅうしょく, ちゅうじき, ひるげ

lunch, midday meal, food served at a tea party (tea ceremony)

夕食, ゆうしょく

evening meal, dinner

給食, きゅうしょく

school lunch, providing a meal


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