You’ll often come across varying portion sizes in Japan, especially when you eat out. 小盛り (こもり), 並盛り (なみもり) and 大盛り (おおもり) are regular expressions used to refer to ‘small’, ‘regular’ and ‘large’ helpings of rice and other goodies that can be heaped up.
Further to that, as we looked as in The 6 Types of Donburi, you can often find sizes in between! Things like ミニ for ‘mini size’, 特盛り (とくもり) for ‘large’ and メガ for ‘mega’ or ‘extra large’. You might even find the coined word 中盛り (ちゅうもり) for ‘medium’, although it is common to use the word 並み (なみ) for regular portions.
So you’d be right in wondering what else could be left to teach you in the world of rice portions. Enter —
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