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syakirah シャキーラ
which one is better?
so I just want to refer to ‘food’ in general
So which one is better to use?
食品 or 食物?
please help

Apr 30, 2020 2:00 PM
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Hi. I try to explain the difference between these two words.

When we say 食べ物、 飲み物 isn’t included. But when you say 食品、it means both 食べ物 and 飲み物.

And another point, I guess, is whether the material has been already cooked or not. (My English is not good enough. Sorry.)

For example wheat is referred to as 食品、but pancakes can be categorized as 食べ物.

Hopefully I can be of any help to you. Atsuko
May 2, 2020
syakirah シャキーラ
Language Skills
English, Japanese (Okinawan)
Learning Language
Japanese (Okinawan)