ahi

noun
\ ˈä-hē How to pronounce ahi (audio) \

Definition of ahi

Examples of ahi in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Five anglers reeled in a large 220-pound ahi tuna fish off the coast of Hawaii on Wednesday. Fox News, 29 May 2020 Instead of Alaskan king crab, Josh and his crew will be on the hunt for the lucrative ahi tuna as well as other underwater species like barracuda and swordfish. Erin Cavoto, Country Living, 28 Mar. 2020 Split orders of Guinness cheddar poutine and Korean fried BBQ tofu with pals before devouring a plate of short rib tacos or seared ahi by yourself. azcentral, 13 Feb. 2020 Pokéworks’ fast casual options include poké bowls, salads and burritos, with proteins like ahi and albacore tuna, salmon, shrimp, scallops, chicken and organic tofu. Leeanne Griffin, courant.com, 12 Nov. 2019 In fact, most early Hawaiians didn’t hunt ahi very often, if at all. Adam Skolnick, Longreads, 12 Feb. 2020 Linger on the starters, which include scallops en croute and mouth-watering ahi poke. Gregory Thomas, SFChronicle.com, 16 Jan. 2020 Chef Joel Harrington has been known to sprinkle Pop Rocks candy on his ahi tuna with ponzu for a surprising crunch. Jim Byers, Los Angeles Times, 12 Oct. 2019 To start, don’t miss the charcuterie plate, flatbread or local ahi tuna crudo. San Diego Union-Tribune, 19 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of ahi

1892, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for ahi

Hawaiian ʽahi

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“Ahi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ahi. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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