海苔

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  • gikun or jukujikun
    ()()
    のり (nori)

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  • usually written using kana alonenoun
    nori, laver, edible seaweed, usu. Porphyra yezoensis or P. tenera, usu. dried and pressed into sheets
    • {plantk.} nori, Porphyra
      • algue séchée
        • Meerlattich, Seegras, Porphyra tenera
          • Boshi-nori, Nori (papierartiges Algenprodukt)
            • 1) морской мох (общее обозначение некоторых морских водорослей, бурых и зелёных, растущих на подводных скалах), 2) (см.) あさくさのり, 3) нори (тонкие листочки сушёной водоросли tenera, употребляются как приправа)
              • nori, alga comestible

                Kanji in this word

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                • 9 strokes

                  sea, ocean

                • 8 strokes

                  moss, lichen

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                • Japanese sentence

                  うちの猫は大変海苔が好きである。 

                  Sentence analysis
                  Translation

                  Our cat is very fond of seaweed.


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