1. 1〔植物〕buckwheat
  1. 2〔食べ物〕buckwheat noodles
    • 中華そば
    • Chinese noodles
    • ざるそばはつゆにつけて食べる
    • Soba served on a wickerwork platter is eaten by lightly dipping the noodles into sauce that comes in a separate bowl.
  1. 蕎麦殻buckwheat chaff
  1. 蕎麦粉buckwheat flour
  1. 蕎麦屋〔店〕a (buckwheat) noodle shop, a soba shop;〔人〕an owner of a noodle shop;〔屋台の〕a noodle vendor
  1. 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)