- From Japanese 巻き, from 巻く (maku, "to roll"). (Wiktionary)
“Your last name, Hill, is a translation of the Finnish word "maki," which enters the novel as Annie's surname.”
“I was just getting up from a lie-down and thinking, "Well, I failed my nap roll," and it hit me: hockey maki is really good, but what we need is gamer maki.”
“So, the “Philly Roll” really should be a “New York Roll” and whatever this nice looking maki is should be called something else.”
“He eventually gave her some in maki form, which she patted carefully, deconstructed, and ate ... except for the tuna, which was very neatly denuded of all grains of rice.) 4.”
“A selection of nigiri sushi, maki rolls, pork belly, duck sausage, farm greens with ginger dressing and other Japanese specialties are offered for lunch or dinner through Monday.”
“She knows how Olympia works after years of leading Washington Public Campaigns: negotiating with state legislators, public campaign advocates and policy wonks, of researching money-in-politics issues, and representing the district at the party at the state party level. maki”
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“A further element of kintsugi is maki-e, the gradual accumulation of surface effects impressed, as it were, upon the dozens of thin coats of lacquer resin (although I think they are built up by means of the brush), for example a vibrant network of minuscule leaves and flowers.”
“The fancier kinds of sushi, even the tekka maki tuna at the center of a tight roll but especially all the nigiri zushi with sashimi perched atop an elongated ball of sushi rice, was for special family dinners at expensive restaurants.”
“Why not go with a trio of commonly ordered items such as salmon nigiri, tuna maki and tamago?”
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