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Meaning of "nasi goreng" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD NASI GORENG

From Malay nasi (cooked) rice + goreng fry.
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PRONUNCIATION OF NASI GORENG

nasi goreng  [ˈnɑːsɪ ɡəˈrɛŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF NASI GORENG

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determiner
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Nasi goreng 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 NASI GORENG MEAN IN ENGLISH?

nasi goreng

Nasi goreng

Nasi goreng, literally meaning "fried rice" in Indonesian, can refer simply to fried pre-cooked rice, a meal including stir fried rice in small amount of cooking oil or margarine, typically spiced with kecap manis, shallot, garlic, tamarind and chilli and accompanied by other ingredients, particularly egg, chicken and prawns. There is also another kind of nasi goreng which is made with ikan asin which is also popular across Indonesia. Nasi goreng has been called the national dish of Indonesia, though there are many other contenders. It can be enjoyed in simple versions from a tin plate at a roadside food stall, eaten on porcelain in restaurants, or collected from the buffet tables of Jakarta dinner parties. In 2011 an online poll by 35,000 people held by CNN International chose Nasi Goreng as the number two of their 'World’s 50 Most Delicious Foods' list after rendang.

Definition of nasi goreng in the English dictionary

The definition of nasi goreng in the dictionary is a dish, originating in Malaysia, consisting of rice fried with a selection of other ingredients.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE NASI GORENG

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WORDS THAT END LIKE NASI GORENG

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Synonyms and antonyms of nasi goreng in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «nasi goreng» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF NASI GORENG

Find out the translation of nasi goreng to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of nasi goreng from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «nasi goreng» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

炒饭
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

nasi goreng
570 millions of speakers

English

nasi goreng
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

नासी goreng
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

ناسي جورينج
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

наси горенг
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

nasi goreng
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নাসি গোরেং
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

nasi goreng
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Nasi goreng
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

nasi Goreng
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ナシゴレン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

나시 goreng
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nasi goreng
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

nasi Goreng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நாசி கோரங்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Nasi goreng
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Nasi Goreng
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

nasi goreng
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nasi goreng
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

насі горенг
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Nasi goreng
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

nasi goreng
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

nasi goreng
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

nasi goreng
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

nasi goreng
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «NASI GORENG»

The term «nasi goreng» is quite widely used and occupies the 45.849 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «NASI GORENG» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NASI GORENG»

Discover the use of nasi goreng in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to nasi goreng and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Authentic Recipes from Indonesia
Classic Nasi Goreng indonesian Fried Rice One of lndonesia's most popular dishes, Nasi Goreng is prepared in countless ways and is eaten morning, noon and night. This classic version is accompanied by fried egg, fried chicken, satay and ...
‎2006
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SON COMPLEX:
"Nasi goreng." Forthe first time since he arrived, Aaron was able to use hisMalay correctly when ordering. Easyenough. The waiter, however, wasnot satisfied with Aaron'srequest. "Nasi goreng biasa, nasi goreng kampung, nasi goreng ayam, ...
Kris Williamson, 2013
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Fragrant Rice: My Continuing Love Affair with Bali
My Continuing Love Affair with Bali Janet De Neefe. Nasi Goreng Fried rice Nasi goreng is served in just about every restaurant in Indonesia but its ingredients vary from island to island. In Bali, nasi goreng is tossed in a vivid, almost iridescent ...
Janet De Neefe, 2006
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Indonesia Kaleidoscope
Indonesians call this dish nasi goreng. Nasi goreng is a popular Indonesian breakfast. Rice can also be flavoured and coloured with special spices and coconut milk. One example is nasi kuning. which is flavoured with turmeric to make it ...
Helen Agostino, Kathy Kiting, 1999
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Ultimate Food Journeys: The World's Best Dishes and Where to ...
Above Turning rice at the market: the soil in this region, enriched by volcanic ash, is said to produce wonderfully aromatic grains Left Nasi goreng knows no social barriers: Indonesians relish their national dish at street stands, in restaurants, ...
‎2011
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Balinese Food: The Traditional Cuisine & Food Culture of Bali
Nasi goreng takesmany delicious forms: nasi goreng ikan laut (fried rice with seafood), nasi goreng ikan bilis (anchovy) with all the trimmings, nasi goreng ayam (fried rice with chicken), vegetarian fried riceandnasi goreng mawut (fried ricewith ...
Vivienne Kruger, 2014
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Bahasa Indonesia:
(nasi goreng) Mereka mau makan nasi goreng. Guru mau mengambil apa? ( pinsil dan kertas) Guru mau mengambil pinsil dan kertas. Anak-anak mau melihatapa? (pilem Indonesia) Anak-anak mau melihat pilem Indonesia. Murid- murid mau ...
Yohanni Johns, 1977
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Shocking Japan:
Makanan favorit di Restoran Cabe adalah Nasi Goreng Spesial. Nasi gorengnya model nasi goreng Jawa yang disajikan bersama telur ceplok, acar, kerupuk udang, dan tentu saja cabai merah ulek. Kalau Anda datang saat jammakan siang, ...
Junanto Herdiawan, 2012
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The Complete Asian Cookbook
This gives a very firm rice, which can be eaten hot or allowed to get cold and used for nasi goreng. Though firm, rice will be cooked through if lid is put on immediately rice comes to the boil, and if lid fits well enough to hold steam in. It is also ...
Charmaine Solomon, 2006
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The Rough Guide to Southeast Asia On A Budget
Kue tiaw Lumpia Murtabak Nasi ayam Nasi campur Nasi goreng Nasi gudeg Nasiputih Nasisoto ayam Pisang goreng Rendang Rijsttaffel Sate Tahu goring telur Urap-urap/urap timum Drinks Jusjeruk Jusjeruk nipis Airminum Arak Bir Brem ...
Rough Guides, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NASI GORENG»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term nasi goreng is used in the context of the following news items.
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Walking Down East Street
I settled for Chicken Nasi Goreng (from Indonesia); spicy wok-fried rice with lime leaves, chilli, cucumber and onion flakes. The dish was light, ... «Grazia, Jul 15»
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Disarmed by Spanish charm
Other specials include Thai Green Curry with Butter Rice, Nasi Goreng (Indonesian fried rice), Cottage Cheese Teriyaki Burger and Arabiatta/ ... «Deccan Herald, Jul 15»
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Acacia Hotel Manila
Aside from Quick Fix set meals, diners can try house favorites such as the Gyuniku bento box, Acacia Supreme pizza, nasi goreng, beef ... «BusinessWorld Online Edition, Jul 15»
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Rasa Sayang
The menu features plenty of Malaysian (and originally Indonesian) dishes such as national dish nasi lemak, nasi goreng, satay, gado gado and ... «TimeOutDubai.com, Jul 15»
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Delectable Rice Recipes for Every Occasion
Take for instance a Spanish seafood paella, a Vietnamese rice bowl or a Malaysian Nasi Goreng, rice is a favourite everywhere. In India too ... «iDiva.com, Jul 15»
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Tampopo to refurbish Manchester Corn Exchange restaurant
... the restaurant's current dishes will remain on the menu including Nasi Goreng, Kway Teow (Malaysian Ho Fun Noodles) and Thai Taramind ... «BigHospitality.co.uk, Jul 15»
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In the world's largest Muslim nation, Hindu epics survive and thrive
... Sotya wolfed down his nasi goreng. Like any other devout Muslim, the 30-year-old had just spent another day of Ramadan observing his fast. «Quartz, Jul 15»
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Tampopo reveals new-look restaurant for Corn Exchange
All the classic dishes will remain - from the founder's favourite Nasi Goreng to the more exotic Kway Teow (Malaysian Ho Fun Noodles) and ... «Manchester Evening News, Jul 15»
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Mercure Bristol Holland House Hotel and Spa announces locally …
There is something for everyone with burgers, hot dogs and burritos, Indonesian Nasi Goreng and a host of sinfully delicious treats on the guilty ... «ITCM, Jul 15»
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Jetstar and Virgin resume flights from Bali
"Breakfast buffet by the pool, cocktails and local nasi goreng at night. "And I'm receiving no sympathy from anyone at home ... I'm hearing it's ... «The Age, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Nasi goreng [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/nasi-goreng>. Jun 2019 ».
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