Learn JLPT N5 Kanji

Meaning of 食

eat, food


ショク、 ジキ
shoku, jiki


く(う)、 た(べる)、 は(む)
k(u), ta(beru), ha(mu)

Learn Japanese kanji: 【 ショク、 ジキ / く(う)、 た(べる)、 は(む) 】

Meaning: eat, food.

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Example #1

kesa nani o tabemashita ka?
What did you eat this morning?
Example #2

suupaa de shokuryouhin o kai ni ikimasu.
I'm going to the store to buy some groceries.
Example #3

sushi o tabeta koto ga arimasen.
I've never eaten sushi.
Example #4

kinou no shokuji wa totemo oishikatta!
Yesterday's dinner was delicious!
Example #5

anata wa yoku shokudou o tsukatteimasu ka?
Do you eat at the cafeteria often?

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