Sushi

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See also: sushi, sùshí, and sūshi

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

Sushi (plural Sushis)

  1. (informal) A person who typifies a mixture of Shiism and Sunnism
    • 2007, Francis X. Callahan, Does W Stand for Worst?: The Record of G.W. Bush - Page 160
      Then there are the "Sushi" neighborhoods and towns - a mixture of some Sunni, some Shia, hence Sushi
    • 2007, ‎John Palattella, Reporting Iraq - Page 173
      ... particularly from the Sunnis you talked to, and the Shias were always angry. (Ali calls himself Sushi so it's kind of a mixture.)
    • 2010, Paul Wilson, Erasing Iraq: the human costs of carnage - Page 34
      Reality proved quite different. Ahmed is half Sunni, half Shia—a “Sushi,” in his own words

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German[edit]

Sushi

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Etymology[edit]

From Japanese すし (sushi).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈzuːʃi/, /ˈsuːʃi/

Noun[edit]

Sushi n (genitive Sushi or Sushis, plural Sushi or Sushis)

  1. sushi (Japanese dish)

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