amigurumi

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Etymology[edit]

An amigurumi bear

Borrowed from Japanese 編み包み (amigurumi), a blend of 編む (amu, to knit) +‎ 縫い包み (nuigurumi, stuffed toy).

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Noun[edit]

amigurumi (countable and uncountable, plural amigurumi)

  1. (uncountable) The Japanese art of crocheting or knitting stuffed yarn toy creatures, typically having oversized heads.
  2. (countable) Such a stuffed toy creature crocheted or knitted from yarn.

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Romanization[edit]

amigurumi

  1. Rōmaji transcription of あみぐるみ