- 2〔食べ物〕buckwheat noodles
- Soba served on a wickerwork platter is eaten by lightly dipping the noodles into sauce that comes in a separate bowl.
- 蕎麦殻buckwheat chaff
- 蕎麦粉buckwheat flour
- 蕎麦屋〔店〕a (buckwheat) noodle shop, a soba shop；〔人〕an owner of a noodle shop；〔屋台の〕a noodle vendor
- 蕎麦湯the hot water in which buckwheat noodles have been boiled (and which is sometimes used to dilute the noodle dipping sauce for drinking)