Definition of kimchi in English:

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kimchi

Pronunciation: /ˈkimCHē/
(also kimchee)

noun

Spicy pickled cabbage, the national dish of Korea.
Example sentences
  • The Korean national dish is kimchi, a spicy, fermented pickled vegetable mixture whose primary ingredient is cabbage.
  • Here and there we could see both farmers and military personnel busy gathering Chinese cabbages and Japanese radishes to make the spicy Korean dish of kimchi.
  • A standard meal consists of rice, soup, kimchi (a spicy Korean pickle), vegetables, and broiled or grilled meat or fish.

Origin

Korean.

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Syllabification: kim·chi

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