Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word kanin in the Tagalog Dictionary.

Definition for the Tagalog word kanin:

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[noun]  rice; cooked rice

Root: kanin
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Kanin" is specifically "cooked rice." For uncooked rice, use "bigás".

String frequency indicator:

This string is used more frequently in casual content than formal content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Kanin Example Sentences in Tagalog: (3)
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Ayoko ng kanin
I don't want rice.
Íiwasan mo ang pagkain ng maraming kanin.
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You should avoid eating a lot of rice.
Dumampót si Jane ng isáng maliít na kimpál ng kanin mulâ sa kaniyáng pinggán
Jane picked up a small clump of rice from her plate.

User-submitted Example Sentences (3):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Ihalo ang kanin sa itlog at toyo.
Tatoeba Sentence #2178283 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Combine the rice with the egg and soy sauce.

Ilang mangkok ng kanin ang kinain mo?
Tatoeba Sentence #2834036 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
How many bowls of rice did you eat?

Gusto ko ng tokwang mapo, at dalawang mangkok ng kanin.
Tatoeba Sentence #2834035 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I'd like mapo tofu, and two bowls of rice.

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How to pronounce kanin:

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Related English Words:
ricecooked rice
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