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Meaning of "waribashi" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WARIBASHI

waribashi  [ˌwɑːrɪˈbæʃɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WARIBASHI

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Waribashi 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 WARIBASHI MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Chopsticks

Chopsticks are shaped pairs of equal length sticks that have been used as the traditional utensils of China, Vietnam, Korea and Japan for thousands of years. Chopsticks originated in ancient China and later spread to Vietnam, Korea and Japan. They can also be found in some areas of Tibet and Nepal that are close to Han Chinese populations. Chopsticks are smoothed and frequently tapered, and are commonly made of bamboo, plastic, wood, or stainless steel. They are less commonly made from porcelain, silver, ivory or jade. Chopsticks are held in the dominant hand, between the thumb and fingers, and used to pick up pieces of food.

Definition of waribashi in the English dictionary

The definition of waribashi in the dictionary is disposable chopsticks made of wood or bamboo.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WARIBASHI


ashy
ˈæʃɪ
blashy
ˈblæʃɪ
brashy
ˈbræʃɪ
buzkashi
ˌbʊzˈkæʃɪ
dashy
ˈdæʃɪ
flashy
ˈflæʃɪ
hashy
ˈhæʃɪ
Lubumbashi
ˌluːbʊmˈbæʃɪ
mashie
ˈmæʃɪ
mashy
ˈmæʃɪ
nashi
ˈnæʃɪ
plashy
ˈplæʃɪ
rashie
ˈræʃɪ
splashy
ˈsplæʃɪ
stashie
ˈstæʃɪ
trashy
ˈtræʃɪ
unflashy
ʌnˈflæʃɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WARIBASHI

wareless
wareroom
wares
warez
warfare
warfarer
warfarin
warhable
warhead
Warhol
warhorse
warier
wariest
warily
wariment
wariness
warison
wark
Warks
warless

WORDS THAT END LIKE WARIBASHI

Bangladeshi
bimbashi
dashi
deshi
heishi
imshi
karoshi
Kashi
Maebashi
maharishi
meishi
munshi
Quashi
rikishi
rishi
roshi
sushi
Swadeshi
Ustashi
Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Synonyms and antonyms of waribashi in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «waribashi» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WARIBASHI

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

Translator English - Chinese

waribashi
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Waribashi
570 millions of speakers

English

waribashi
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

waribashi
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

waribashi
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

waribashi
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

waribashi
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

waribashi
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Waribashi
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Waribashi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

waribashi
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

割り箸
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

waribashi
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Waribashi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

waribashi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

waribashi
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वरीबाशी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

waribashi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

waribashi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

waribashi
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

waribashi
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

waribashi
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

waribashi
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

waribashi
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

waribashi
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

waribashi
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of waribashi

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WARIBASHI»

The term «waribashi» is used very little and occupies the 162.359 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WARIBASHI» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «waribashi» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «waribashi» 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 waribashi

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WARIBASHI»

Discover the use of waribashi in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to waribashi and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Connoisseur's Guide to Sushi: Everything You Need to ...
Even if waribashi do not require cutting vast acres of virgin timber, the argument can be made that it is a hell of a waste of wood to produce all those millions of waribashi that get used once and then are thrown away. The sight of them, by the  ...
Dave Lowry, 2010
2
Perspectives on Topicalization: The Case of Japanese Wa
Hokkaidoo-made COP QT think-if good Half the "waribashi" used now are produced in Hokkaido. waribashi no tsukaisute sono mono  hitei suru waribashi LK use-throw that thing AM criticism do tsumori wa nai. intent TM NEG We have no ...
John Hinds, Senko K. Maynard, Shoichi Iwasaki, 1987
3
Mother Jones Magazine
But Japan definitely reigns supreme when it comes to disposable chopsticks, or " waribashi," as they're known in the sushi bars, noodle shops, and fast-food joints ubiquitous to the island nation. Total world waribashi production stands at about  ...
4
Landmark Essays on ESL Writing
(7) saikin wa hokkaidoo-san no, ezomatsu, kaba, shina nado de tsukurareta waribashi no zenseijidai de aru. It is now the heyday of “waribashi” made from the silver firs, birches and Japanese lindens of Hokkaido. korera no waribashi ga  ...
Tony Silva, Paul Kei Matsuda, 2013
5
Demand for Disposable Aspen Chopsticks (Waribashi)
"This study investigates the potential use of Alberta aspen for chopsticks, and the export thereof"--P. iii.
Tonan Commerce Ltd, 1988
6
Picturecology: A Picture Book for "Living Lightly on the Earth"
Every day the Japanese people consume huge amounts of timber in the form of waribashi. Just how much is used can be imagined from the results of an investigation carried out by the Asahi Shimbun a few years ago. They found that in 1992, ...
High Moon, 1998
7
The Local Construction of a Global Language: Ideologies of ...
54 Hyomin: [eo], oh 'Oh.' 55 Jihun: [a], ah 'A-ha.' 56 Namsu: walibasi-ga, waribashi-SUB “Waribashi' is,' 57 . . jeosgalak. chopsticks 'Chopsticks.' 58 Sangeun: ..hasi. hashi “Hashi'.' 59 ..hasi-ya hasi. hashi-COP:DE hashi 'It's 'hashi'. 'Hashi'.
Joseph Sung-Yul Park, 2009
8
Going Dutch in Beijing: The International Guide to Doing the ...
The International Guide to Doing the Right Thing Mark McCrum. WARIBASHI barbarity. Americans find elbows on the table bad manners at all times, while the French like to see diners with straight backs and wrists resting gently on the table's ...
Mark McCrum, 2007
9
シンプルな英語で日本を紹介する
Waribashi are thrown away after being used one time. Waribashi are one piece of wood which can easily be pulled apart. / Waribashi are one piece of wood that can easily be split. Most restaurants provide disposable chopsticks. / Generally ...
曽根田憲三, 2006
10
A Dictionary of Japanese Loanwords
waribashi 209 — attributive use. She [Masako Owada] is now studying imperial etiquette, and learning to perform Shinto religious ceremonies and to write the 31 -syllable waka poems the imperial family composes for the public once a year.
Toshie M. Evans, 1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WARIBASHI»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term waribashi is used in the context of the following news items.
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A Tōkyō, un américain joue du piano-baguettes dans la rue
... fait extraordinaire : le piano-baguettes (en japonais : 割り箸ピアノ waribashi piano ; en anglais, chopstick-piano), un mélange de piano, koto, dulcimel et gong, ... «DozoDomo, Aug 15»
2
Learn how to drink with Japanese people in this funny and …
Waribashi is a word that comes from 'waru' meaning to break and 'hashi' meaning chopsticks. Japanese people always seem to get that clean break, but ... «RocketNews24, Jan 15»
3
Fast-food follies have media in a frenzy
“It's not about a food, but waribashi (disposable chopsticks), some 80 billion sets a year of which are exported from China.” An unnamed news correspondent ... «The Japan Times, Aug 14»
4
SUMO/ Outside the ring, sumo wrestlers grapple with their size
Stablemaster Matsugane was another wrestler who could not easily expand his waistline. He won the moniker of “waribashi,” or disposable wooden chopsticks, ... «Asahi Shimbun, Nov 13»
5
Ninja language skills: Boost your Japanese with the power of …
poki/boki: the sound of thin object, such as a twig or waribashi chopsticks, being broken. The latter is used for larger, thicker objects. shikushiku: to cry audibly ... «ROCKETNEWS24, Sep 13»
6
Art Review: Nature's Toolbox
Donna Ozawa's The Waribashi Project assembles thousands of used wooden chopsticks in spiraling mounds on the floor, with a large nest-like structure in the ... «KMUW, Sep 13»
7
Exhibit addresses deforestation with 90000 chopsticks
While there, Ozawa observed that the amount of waste created by waribashi (Japanese for disposable chopsticks) was a potential environmental issue. «Wichita State Sunflower, Aug 13»
8
A new take on an old tradition, these amazing Obon figures are …
Generally, the horse and cow are made simply, using toothpicks or waribashi (disposable wooden chopsticks) and a cucumber and eggplant. ▽Very traditional ... «ROCKETNEWS24, Aug 13»
9
Chopsticks: why every gamer should know how to use them
Wooden 'waribashi' chopsticks that you break apart to use are by far the best for tackling fiddly foods like chips owing to their slightly rougher, straight edges. «ROCKETNEWS24, Jul 13»
10
Can you explain this physics-defying photograph?
We have what appears to be a hammer suspended by a shoelace, in turn connected to what appears to be a pair of disposable waribashi chopsticks (the kind ... «ROCKETNEWS24, May 13»

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« EDUCALINGO. Waribashi [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/waribashi>. Dec 2019 ».
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