ayu

noun \ ˈä(ˌ)yü , ˈī(ˌ)(y)ü \
variants: or less commonly ai \ˈī\

Definition of ayu

plural -s
:a small salmonlike anadromous fish (Plecoglossus altivelis) of Japan that is highly esteemed as a food fish called also sweetfish

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Origin and Etymology of ayu

Japanese ayu, ai


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