Definitions for kimchiˈkɪm tʃi

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  1. kimchi(Noun)

    A Korean dish made of vegetables, such as cabbage or radishes, that are salted, seasoned, and stored in sealed containers to undergo lactic acid fermentation.

  2. kimchi(Noun)

    A Korean person.

  3. Origin: From 김치 (gimchi)


  1. Kimchi

    Kimchi, also spelled kimchee or gimchi, is a traditional fermented Korean side dish made of vegetables with a variety of seasonings. In traditional preparation Kimchi was often allowed to ferment underground in jars for months at a time. It is Korea's national dish, and there are hundreds of varieties made with a main vegetable ingredient such as napa cabbage, radish, scallion, or cucumber. Kimchi is also a main ingredient for many Korean dishes such as kimchi stew, kimchi pancake, kimchi soup, and kimchi fried rice.

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  1. Kang Byung-Oh:

    Housewives are increasingly having bread and coffee for brunch late morning instead of rice and kimchi.

  2. Unesco UNESCO:

    The tradition of Kimchi-making is an essential part in the life of Koreans, which finds its manifestation in every locals and season, and its community includes all Koreans.

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