nigiri

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 握り (nigiri, grasping, gripping, short for 握り寿司 nigirizushi, literally “gripped sushi” from the way the sushi rice is molded in the hand).

Noun[edit]

nigiri (uncountable)

  1. Regular sushi: a piece of raw fish (or other topping) on top of a small oblong brick of sticky white rice.

Translations[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

nigiri

  1. Rōmaji transcription of にぎり

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

nigiri m (plural nigiris)

  1. nigiri