食 (eat) kanji
Eat
This kanji has 9 strokes. It is being learnt at grade 2.
This kanji belongs to jōyō (regular-use) kanji.
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Meaning:eat, food
On reading:ショク、ジキ
shoku, jiki
Kun reading:く-う、く-らう、た-べる、は-む
ku-u, ku-rau, ta-beru, ha-mu

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食事
しょくじ
a meal, breakfast, lunch, dinner
断食
だんじき
a fast, abstaining from food
食いしん坊
くいしんぼう
a glutton, a greedy eater, a gourmand
食らいつく
くらいつく
bite, cling to, jump
玄米を食べる
げんまいをたべる
eat unpolished (brown) rice
焼き鳥を食べたい
やきとりをたべたい
want to eat Yakitori (grilled chicken on skewers)
食べ放題
たべほうだい
eating as much as you like
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