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The Chinese word shiwu - 食物 - shíwù
(food in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

eatable, edible, meat, eating

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( shiwu / shíwù ) with pronunciation (English translation: food )

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食物 ( shiwu / shíwù ) is composed of these characters: (shi) , (wu)
The traditional Chinese characters of shíwù are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

to eat  |  matter
食物 ( shiwu / shíwù ) belongs to the 1000 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 793)
More words that mean food in Chinese
fàn ( 饭 ), shípĭn ( 食品 )

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