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Chinese translation: 弁当 (Japanese) 、便當 (HK, TW, Ch)

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11:19 Apr 1, 2007
English to Chinese translations [PRO]
Marketing - Food & Drink / food processing and food packaging
English term or phrase: Bento
Bento – some food shop in Japan; any Chinese equiv. in China? What’s it call? Is it the same as 便當 in Taiwan?
Philip Tang
China
Local time: 14:19
Chinese translation:弁当 (Japanese) 、便當 (HK, TW, Ch)
Explanation:
Yes...


= "lunch box", "food packaged in a box, etc."

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Note added at 3 mins (2007-04-01 11:22:53 GMT)
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Since it's originally from Japanese, it can only be a loan word from Japanese!
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Naikei Wong
Local time: 14:19
Grading comment
Thank you, Naikei!
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3 +5弁当 (Japanese) 、便當 (HK, TW, Ch)
Naikei Wong


  

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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +5
bento
弁当 (Japanese) 、便當 (HK, TW, Ch)


Explanation:
Yes...


= "lunch box", "food packaged in a box, etc."

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Note added at 3 mins (2007-04-01 11:22:53 GMT)
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Since it's originally from Japanese, it can only be a loan word from Japanese!

Naikei Wong
Local time: 14:19
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in ChineseChinese
PRO pts in category: 32
Grading comment
Thank you, Naikei!

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