ayu

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English[edit]

Ayu, Plecoglossus altivelis (Sweetfish)

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese ‎(ayu, sweetfish).

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Noun[edit]

ayu ‎(usually uncountable, plural ayus)

  1. A sweetfish, an amphidromous fish of East Asia, the only member of its genus, Plecoglossus altivelis, named and prized for its sweet-tasting flesh. It is a game fish and is also subject to extensive aquaculture.

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin allium.

Noun[edit]

ayu m ‎(plural ayos)

  1. garlic (plant)

Gorontalo[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ayu

  1. tree
  2. wood, timber

Japanese[edit]

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ayu

  1. rōmaji reading of あゆ
  2. rōmaji reading of アユ

Javanese[edit]

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ayu ‎(Javanese script ꦲꦪꦸ)

  1. beautiful, pretty

Noun[edit]

ayu ‎(Javanese script ꦲꦪꦸ)

  1. beauty

Malay[edit]

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ayu ‎(Jawi spelling ايو)

  1. dainty (Delicately small and pretty)