X
🔧

Settings

Search type

Word search: Languages

Word search: Databases

がちまやー・がちまやあ

 Ryukyu (Okinawa)

gachimayaa [gat͡ɕimajaː]

Definition

Noun

  1. A person who enjoys to eat: a glutton, a gourmand, a greedy eater.

Etymology

がち gachi is cognate to the Japanese term がつ gatsu, meaning "stomach (of a pig or cow)", and the onomatopoeia がつがつ gatsugatsu "greedily". まやー mayaa may be a compound of two separate words, or a single word deriving from "cat".

Notes

Gachimaya 【がちま家】, Gachimaya 【がちまや】 and Gachimayaa 【がちまやぁ】are the names of a few restaurant and cafe chains found in Japan.

意味:くいしんぼう【食いしん坊】、くいいじ【食い意地】

+ amend/report

Categories: