Things About Japan image

Learning Japanese

Japanese Proverbs & Sayings

Asa-meshi Mae

Last update January 5, 2020


 Click for a text-to-speech sample

(a quick job) before breakfast

Asa-meshi Mae


Words: 朝飯 Asa-meshi = morning meal = breakfast / Mae = before

Pronunciation: [ah-sah-meh-she-mah-eh] 

English Equivalent: a piece of cake / as easy as pie

Notes: Used to say something is so easy as if you could get it done even when you are starved. Wow! You've finished the job already! -- Yeah, it's just Asameshi mae!