sushi

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See also: Sushi and sùshí

English[edit]

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Different types of sushi ready to be eaten.

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese , , 寿司, すし (sushi, originally refers なれずし (narezushi, "rice fermented with raw fish"), later refers 江戸前寿司 (edomae-zushi, "raw fish and rice flavored with rice vinegar")), from すしめし (sushimeshi, "sour rice").

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Noun[edit]

sushi (usually uncountable, plural sushis)

  1. (proscribed) A dish, based on Japanese cuisine, the chief ingredient of which is raw fish; sashimi.
    I'd like to try sushi, but the raw meat freaks me out.
  2. A Japanese dish made of small portions of sticky white rice flavoured with vinegar, usually wrapped in seaweed and filled or topped with vegetables or sashimi.
    For the vegetarians, she served cucumber sushi.

Usage notes[edit]

As the word ultimately derives from a Japanese term for rice, some authorities proscribe its use to describe the fish on its own.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2007. Heiter, Celeste. The Sushi Book, page 11.

Italian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

sushi m (invariable)

  1. sushi

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

sushi

  1. rōmaji reading of すし

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese , , 寿司, すし (sushi)

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Noun[edit]

sushi n

  1. sushi

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Via English from Japanese , , 寿司, すし (sushi).

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Noun[edit]

sushi m (plural sushis)

  1. sushi