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ˈsu ʃisushi

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sushinoun

    rice (with raw fish) wrapped in seaweed


  1. sushinoun

    An adopted quasi-Japanese delicacy of raw fish as sashimi (just thinly sliced raw fish without rice), sushi rolls (raw fish and/or vegetables, wrapped in sticky white rice, in turn wrapped in seaweed, then cut into several pieces), or nigiri sushi (a oblong brick of white rice x 1/ x 1/ with wasabi and a gourmet slice of raw fish on top).

    As he waited for more sake, he watched her play with her sushi, taking each piece in her chopsticks, pushing aside the pickled ginger slices, delicately dipping each piece in the wasabi/soy sauce mixture on the side, then pinching her nose and closing her eyes before eating each bite.

  2. sushinoun

    A Japanese dish of vinegared, short-grained, sticky white rice with various other ingredients, usually raw fish, other types of seafood, or vegetables. It is prepared in various forms, including nigiri sushi (an oblong, bite-sized rice brick topped with wasabi and a gourmet slice of raw fish or another single high-quality ingredient), sushi rolls (rice and chopped ingredients wrapped as a log in a sheet of dried seaweed, then cut into bite-sized circular pieces), and temaki sushi (rice with multiple other ingredients held in a large crispy cone of dried seaweed).

  3. Etymology: From 鮨, 鮓, 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").


  1. Sushi

    Sushi is a Japanese food consisting of cooked vinegared rice combined with other ingredients, usually raw fish or other seafood. Neta and forms of sushi presentation vary widely, but the ingredient which all sushi have in common is shari. Shari is also referred to as sushi-meshi. Raw meat sliced and served by itself is sashimi.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sushi in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sushi in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of sushi in a Sentence

  1. Yumna Jawad:

    The final output looks like a fancy meal but the input to create the sushi stack is really minimal and so customizable, it reminds me of a California roll with shrimp instead of crab.

  2. Nobu Matsuhisa:

    It's my dream for President Trump to sit next to Bob. To make them sushi !

  3. Abby Broyles:

    She asked me to come over. She asked me to bring some wine. We had wine and sushi and a couple of hours later, we were upstairs in their theater room watching a movie, for years I have struggled with stress and anxiety and insomnia. I took the bar exam on two hours of sleep.I mean, this is how far this goes back for me. And she knows that. And she gave me a medication I had never taken before. And I had an adverse reaction. Instead of helping me sleep, I hallucinated. And I don’t remember anything until I woke up or came to, and I was throwing up in a hamper.

  4. Jose Simon:

    In Mexico we have a word for sushi Bait.

  5. Nik Loukas:

    I'm torn between Pegasus Airlines from Turkey and Peach [pictured here] in Japan, i've sampled some amazing in-flight sushi on both airlines. I've also tried an amazing Wagyu beef salad on Peach, and one of the best steaks I've ever eaten in-flight was on Pegasus [see next slide].

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