EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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).

NounEdit

nigiri (uncountable)

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

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JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

nigiri

  1. Rōmaji transcription of にぎり

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

nigiri m (plural nigiris)

  1. nigiri