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There are 29 total results for your Bento search.

Characters Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

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biàn / bian4
pien
 wakachi / わかち
(old) cap (garment); military officer of low rank (in former times); preceding
(1) speech; tongue; talk; eloquence; (suffix noun) (2) dialect; brogue; accent; (3) (abbreviation) bento; Japanese box lunch; (4) petal; (noun - becomes adjective with の) (5) valve; (6) Oversight Department; division of the daijokan under the ritsuryo system responsible for controlling central and provincial governmental offices; (given name) Wakachi

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biàn / bian4
pien
 ben / べんざき
to distinguish; to recognize
(out-dated kanji) (1) (abbreviation) bento; Japanese box lunch; (2) Oversight Department; division of the daijokan under the ritsuryo system responsible for controlling central and provincial governmental offices; (surname) Benzaki
Discriminate, distinguish; v. 辯21; to discern

便當


便当

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biàn dāng / bian4 dang1
pien tang
convenient; handy; easy; bento (a meal in a partitioned box); lunchbox

弁当

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 bentou / bento / べんとう bento; Japanese box lunch

弁當

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 bentou / bento / べんとう (out-dated kanji) bento; Japanese box lunch

辨当

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 bentou / bento / べんとう (out-dated kanji) bento; Japanese box lunch

辨當

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 bentou / bento / べんとう (out-dated kanji) bento; Japanese box lunch

お弁当

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 obentou / obento / おべんとう bento; Japanese box lunch

ほか弁

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 hokaben / ほかべん hot bento

ベント

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 bento / ベント (1) vent; (can act as adjective) (2) bent; (3) "finger bending" guitar technique; (personal name) Bent; Vento; Wendt

ホカ弁

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 hokaben / ホカべん hot bento

御便當


御便当

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yù biàn dāng / yu4 bian4 dang1
yü pien tang
(Tw) bento; lunch box

御弁当

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 obentou / obento / おべんとう bento; Japanese box lunch

祭り鮓

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 matsurizushi / まつりずし popular type of sushi bento, differing by regions; brand of sushi bento

輪っぱ

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 wappa;wappa / わっぱ;ワッパ (1) (slang) circular bento box; (2) something ring-shaped; (3) (as in ワッパをかける) handcuffs

キャラ弁

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 kyaraben / キャラべん (See キャラ・1,弁・べん・3) homemade bento containing food decorated to look like cute characters (from anime, etc.)

祭り寿司

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 matsurizushi / まつりずし popular type of sushi bento, differing by regions; brand of sushi bento

日の丸弁当

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 hinomarubentou / hinomarubento / ひのまるべんとう hinomaru bento (contains plain white rice with a single red umeboshi on top)

松花堂弁当

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 shoukadoubentou / shokadobento / しょうかどうべんとう square or rectangular bento box containing cross-shaped separators

ほかほか弁当

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 hokahokabentou / hokahokabento / ほかほかべんとう hot bento

ホカホカ弁当

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 hokahokabentou / hokahokabento / ホカホカべんとう hot bento

のり弁;海苔弁

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 noriben / のりべん (abbreviation) nori bento

ホカ弁;ほか弁

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 hokaben(hoka弁);hokaben(hoka弁) / ホカべん(ホカ弁);ほかべん(ほか弁) (See ほかほか弁当) hot bento

ワンコイン弁当

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 wankoinbentou / wankoinbento / ワンコインべんとう 500-yen bento

祭り寿司;祭り鮓

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 matsurizushi / まつりずし (See ばら寿司) popular type of sushi bento, differing by regions; brand of sushi bento

お弁当(P);御弁当

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 obentou / obento / おべんとう (See 弁当) bento; Japanese box lunch

ほかほか弁当;ホカホカ弁当

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 hokahokabentou(hokahoka弁当);hokahokabentou(hokahoka弁当) / hokahokabento(hokahoka弁当);hokahokabento(hokahoka弁当) / ほかほかべんとう(ほかほか弁当);ホカホカべんとう(ホカホカ弁当) hot bento

弁(P);辯(oK);瓣(oK);辨(oK)

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 ben / べん (1) (弁, 辯 only) speech; tongue; talk; eloquence; (suffix noun) (2) (弁, 辯 only) dialect; brogue; accent; (3) (弁, 辨 only) (abbreviation) (See 弁当・べんとう) bento; Japanese box lunch; (4) (弁, 瓣 only) (See 花弁・はなびら) petal; (noun - becomes adjective with の) (5) (弁, 瓣 only) valve; (6) (弁, 辨 only) (See 太政官・2,弁官) Oversight Department; division of the daijokan under the ritsuryo system responsible for controlling central and provincial governmental offices

弁当(P);辨當(oK);弁當(oK);辨当(oK)

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 bentou / bento / べんとう (See お弁当) bento; Japanese box lunch

Entries with 2nd row of characters: The 2nd row is Simplified Chinese.

This page contains 29 results for "Bento" in Chinese and/or Japanese.



Information about this dictionary:

Apparently, we were the first ones who were crazy enough to think that western people might want a combined Chinese, Japanese, and Buddhist dictionary.

A lot of westerners can't tell the difference between Chinese and Japanese - and there is a reason for that. Chinese characters and even whole words were borrowed by Japan from the Chinese language in the 5th century. Much of the time, if a word or character is used in both languages, it will have the same or a similar meaning. However, this is not always true. Language evolves, and meanings independently change in each language.

Example: The Chinese character 湯 for soup (hot water) has come to mean bath (hot water) in Japanese. They have the same root meaning of "hot water", but a 湯屋 sign on a bathhouse in Japan would lead a Chinese person to think it was a "soup house" or a place to get a bowl of soup. See this: Japanese Bath House

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