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    おしずし (oshizushi)


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  • food termnoun
    oshizushi, sushi rice and other ingredients pressed in box or mould (mold)
    • {Jap.cul.} geperste sushi
      • Oshi-zushi (in eine viereckige Form gepresstes Sushi; vor allem im Kansai)

        Sushi party!

        Different styles of sushi

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        Sushi party!

        Kanji in this word

        Analysis of the kanji ideograms forming the word.

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        • 8 strokes

          push, stop, check, subdue, attach, seize, weight, shove, press, seal, do in spite of


        • 7 strokes

          longevity, congratulations, one's natural life

        • 5 strokes

          director, official, govt office, rule, administer