The bell chimed them to meals.
Kane no aizu de karera wa shokuji o shita.
bell (often a large hanging bell); chime
indicates possessive; nominalizes verbs and adjectives; substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases; (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion; (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis; (at sentence-end, rising tone) indicates question
indicates location of action; at; in; indicates time of action; indicates means of action; cause of effect; by; and then; so; indicates continuing action; indicates certainty, emphasis, etc.
they (usually male); them
topic marker particle; indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated); adds emphasis
meal; to eat
indicates direct object of action; indicates subject of causative expression; indicates an area traversed; indicates time (period) over which action takes place; indicates point of departure or separation of action; indicates object of desire, like, hate, etc.
to do; to cause to become; to make (into); to turn (into); to serve as; to act as; to work as; to wear (clothes, a facial expression, etc.); to judge as being; to view as being; to think of as; to treat as; to use as; to decide on; to choose; to be sensed (of a smell, noise, etc.); to be (in a state, condition, etc.); to be worth; to cost; to pass (of time); to elapse; verbalizing suffix (applies to nouns noted in this dictionary with the part of speech "vs"); creates a humble verb (after a noun prefixed with "o" or "go"); to be just about to; to be just starting to; to try to; to attempt to
Readings: ショウ、 かね
Meanings: bell, gong, chimes
Readings: ゴウ、 ガッ、 カッ、 あ.う、 -あ.う、 あ.い、 あい-、 -あ.い、 -あい、 あ.わす、 あ.わせる、 -あ.わせる
Meanings: fit, suit, join, 0.1
Readings: ズ、 ト、 え、 はか.る
Meanings: map, drawing, plan, extraordinary, audacious
Readings: ヒ、 かれ、 かの、 か.の
Meanings: he, that, the
Readings: ショク、 ジキ、 く.う、 く.らう、 た.べる、 は.む
Meanings: eat, food
Readings: ジ、 ズ、 こと、 つか.う、 つか.える
Meanings: matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly