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    にぎりずし (nigirizushi)


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  • food termnoun
    nigirizushi, hand-formed sushi with a topping of seafood, etc.
    • {cul.} handgemaakte sushi
      • nigirizushi (poisson cru au centre d'une boulette de riz)
        • Nigiri-zushi (handgerolltes Sushi)
          • нигиридзуси (один из видов суси)
            • (food) shushi enrollado a mano, bola de sushi, (comida) sushi enrollado a mano, bola de sushi

              Sushi party!

              Different styles of sushi

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              Sushi party!

              Kanji in this word

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              • 7 strokes

                longevity, congratulations, one's natural life

              • 5 strokes

                director, official, govt office, rule, administer