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Meaning of "kimchi" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF KIMCHI

kimchi  [ˈkɪmtʃiː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF KIMCHI

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verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Kimchi is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES KIMCHI MEAN IN ENGLISH?

kimchi

Kimchi

Kimchi, also spelled kimchee or gimchi, is a traditional fermented Korean side dish made of vegetables with a variety of seasonings. It is often described as "spicy" or "sour". In traditional preparation kimchi is often allowed to ferment underground in jars for months at a time. It is Korea's national dish, with hundreds of varieties made from napa cabbage, radish, scallion, or cucumber as a main ingredient. Kimchi also has many different kinds depends on the main ingredients. The earliest references to pickled vegetables in East Asia are found in the Xin Nan Shan 信南山 poem of the Shi Jing, which uses the character 菹 or 葅. The term ji was used until the pre-modern terms chimchae, dimchae, and timchae were adopted in the period of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. The word then was modified into jimchi, and is currently kimchi. Early kimchi was made of cabbage and beef stock only.

Definition of kimchi in the English dictionary

The definition of kimchi in the dictionary is a Korean dish made from fermented cabbage or other raw vegetables, garlic and chillies.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH KIMCHI


bocce
ˈbɒtʃiː
chee-chee
ˈtʃiːˌtʃiː
chincherinchee
ˌtʃɪntʃərɪnˈtʃiː
chinkerinchee
ˈtʃɪŋkəˌrɪntʃiː
culchie
ˈkʌltʃiː
debauchee
ˌdɛbɔːˈtʃiː
elchee
ˈɛltʃiː
geechee
ˈɡiːtʃiː
Kochi
kəʊˈtʃiː
lichee
ˌlaɪˈtʃiː
lichi
ˌlaɪˈtʃiː
litchi
ˌlaɪˈtʃiː
lychee
ˌlaɪˈtʃiː
mirchi
miːrˈtʃiː
Penchi
ˈpɛnˈtʃiː
Penki
ˈpɛnˈtʃiː
qi
tʃiː
shchi
ʃtʃiː
vouchee
vaʊˈtʃiː
Wu-lu-mu-ch´i
ˈwuːˈluːˈmuːˈtʃiː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE KIMCHI

kimberlite
kimbo
kimono
kimonoed
kin
kin selection
kina
Kinabalu
kinaesthesia
kinaesthesis
kinaesthetic
kinara
kinase

WORDS THAT END LIKE KIMCHI

Bauchi
chi
chichi
Chukchi
elenchi
gnocchi
Gracchi
hibachi
Hitachi
Karachi
makunouchi
Malachi
mariachi
Noguchi
Ranchi
rhonchi
ronchi
Sochi
Tamagotchi
Urumchi

Synonyms and antonyms of kimchi in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «kimchi» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF KIMCHI

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Translator English - Chinese

泡菜
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

kimchi
570 millions of speakers

English

kimchi
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Kimchi
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الكيمتشي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

кимчи
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

kimchi
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

kimchi
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

kimchi
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kimchi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kimchi
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

キムチ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

김치
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kimchi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

kim chi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

kimchi
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

किमची
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Bir çeşit yöresel Kore yemeği
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

kimchi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kimchi
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

кимчи
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

kimchi
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

kimchi
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Kimchi
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kimchi
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kimchi
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of kimchi

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «KIMCHI»

The term «kimchi» is quite widely used and occupies the 34.756 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «KIMCHI» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «kimchi» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «kimchi» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about kimchi

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «KIMCHI»

Discover the use of kimchi in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to kimchi and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Kimchi Cookbook: 60 Traditional and Modern Ways to Make ...
With sixty recipes and beautiful photographs that will have you hooked on kimchi’s unique crunch and heat, The Kimchi Cookbook takes the champagne of pickles to new heights.
Lauryn Chun, Olga Massov, 2012
2
The Kimchi Chronicles: Korean Cooking for an American Kitchen
A volume of traditional and updated Korean recipes based on the PBS cooking and culinary travel series recounts the author's journeys with her three-star Michelin chef husband, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, while providing modern preparation ...
Marja Vongerichten, 2011
3
Kimchi & Calamari
Kimchi and calamari.
Rose Kent, 2009
4
Kimchi and IT: tradition and transformation in Korea
Kimchi, a popular Korean food for millennia, symbolizes Korean ethnic identity and its endurance, while IT (information technology) epitomizes th
Choong Soon Kim, 2007
5
Sauerkraut, Kimchi, Pickles & Relishes
Sauerkraut, Kimchi, Pickles and Relishes is the book that teaches you how to lead a healthier and longer life.
Stanley Marianski, Adam Mariański, 2012
6
The Kimchi Matters: Global Business and Local Politics in a ...
The book lays out an intuitive framework for making sense of international economic and political developments.
Marvin Zonis, Dan Lefkovitz, Sam Wilkin, 2003
7
Kimchi, a Korean Health Food
여러가지 김치 담그는 법을 소개했다. 48가지의 김치 담그는 법과 12가지의 김치 넣는 요리를 쉽고 상세하 게 설명한다. 김치에 들어 가는 소재에 관한 자세한 안내와 김치의 역사에 ...
Florence Chaeyol Lee, Helen Chaeun Lee, 1988
8
Handbook of Vegetable Preservation and Processing
Kun-Young Park and Hong-Sik Cheigh Pusan National University, Pusan, Korea I. INTRODUCTION The word kimchi is the generic term for Korean fermented vegetables, which is derived from the Chinese characters pronounced chimchae,  ...
Y. H. Hui, Sue Ghazala, Dee M. Graham, 2003
9
Good Morning, Kimchi!
In part one of Good Morning, Kimchi, readers are taken on an odyssey through the pickled vegetable's theory and history, the science of the dish, along with its many different tastes, the ingredients and utensils needed to make it, and the ...
Sook-ja Yoon, 2005
10
Skyscrapers, Celadon and Kimchi: A Korean Notebook
Author's account on her stay in Seoul, Korea from 1981-1984.
Cristina Pantoja Hidalgo, 1993

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «KIMCHI»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term kimchi is used in the context of the following news items.
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Eating along the 2 line: Wall St. on the cheap - NY Daily News
Crispy chicken over rice with white kimchi salsa at Fud-Hi food cart in the Jeenah Moon/for New York Daily News ... «New York Daily News, Jul 15»
2
Food, fun and fond memories for Korean War veterans, thanks to the …
Indeed, the kimchi, bulgogi and chopchae were a hit with the crowd. Veteran Carl Maxwell, 84, said he never got to try Korean food during the ... «Yakima Herald-Republic, Jul 15»
3
How Jeb Tackled the Cocaine Cartels - The Daily Beast
We'd be in deep kimchi right now, I'm telling you, with the drug problems.” Jeb Bush appointed the state's first drug czar, Jim McDonough, just a ... «Daily Beast, Jul 15»
4
Checking in on Pioneer Square's Girin | Eat & Drink | Seattle Refined …
Even the kimchi. You'll see earthenware crocks throughout Girin, where their housemade kimchi slowly does its slow dance with fermentation. «KOMO News, Jul 15»
5
The unexpected benefit of being an adventurous eater - TODAY.com
... nine of 16 different foods more than once, including: kale, seitan, quinoa, seaweed, bean sprouts, beef tongue, eel, quail eggs, rabbit, kimchi, ... «Today.com, Jul 15»
6
'Arrogant' review response leaves bad taste in Susan Jung's mouth …
I am really curious to know [what] Susan Jung [knows] about … kimchi, as [ours] are all home-made and we never had negative reviews about ... «South China Morning Post, Jul 15»
7
Is there a difference between Apothic Red and your average Napa …
But then you're also not the person buying sweet-ripe Napa cabs; you're pouring Assyrtiko with that kimchi (because let's be honest; you're ... «seattlepi.com, Jul 15»
8
Food Trending, Food News & Top Stories - The Straits Times
Paired with kimchi and anchovies, this pancake is a richer version of the ... Get it from: High Kimchi More stall, Beauty World Centre Food Court, ... «The Straits Times, Jul 15»
9
Kids test kimchi for the first time (VIDEO) | Eat/Drink | Malay Mail Online
NEW YORK, July 18 — Walk into any Korean restaurant and you'll be sure to find kimchi available as a side dish or incorporated into meals. «Malay Mail Online, Jul 15»
10
Living dangerously in Baltimore, texting while skating
I Think I Made Kimchi: Ever since being introduced to this fermented, spicy side dish by a Korean-American nightclub owner known as Mr. Song ... «Baltimore Sun, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Kimchi [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/kimchi>. May 2022 ».
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