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, widely used in sashimi.
Historical Examples

The sun on the roof that day when he played so long alone and I was—ahi!
Life’s Handicap Rudyard Kipling

The Maori explained that it was an ahi tapu, a sacred fire, used in the Hauhau war-rites.
The adventures of Kimble Bent James Cowan

ahi and Azhi are the same word, with the same meaning; the addition dahaka refers to the destructive power of this demon.
The History of Antiquity Max Duncker

It was impersonated as ahi or Vritra, the snake demon which brings darkness and drives away the kindly rain.
The Popular Religion and Folk-Lore of Northern India, Vol. II (of 2) W. Crooke

Then his eyes and mouth opened simultaneously into an “ahi!”
Not Quite Eighteen Susan Coolidge

But one who has perused the philological biography of ahi already given, vol.
Demonology and Devil-lore Moncure Daniel Conway

Where, O Maruts, was that custom with you, when you left me alone in the killing of ahi?
Sacred Books of the East Various

A, muchachos, ahi estan los quesos duros que trajimos de sobornal?
The Gegence; A Comedy Ballet in the Nahuatl-Spanish Dialect of Nicaragua Daniel G. Brinton

The old weather god was Indra, who wars with Vritra or ahi, the dragon demon of drought, whom he compels to dispense the rain.
The Popular Religion and Folk-Lore of Northern India, Vol. I (of 2) W. Crooke

But Sir J. Lubbock admits “asi” is the same word as “ahi,” and if “ahi” denotes light and heat, it also signifies fire.
Tradition John Francis Arundell

another name for yellowfin tuna

Japanese for yellowfin tuna

She ordered sushi made with ahi.
Usage Note

American Health Institute
Animal Health Institute
at-home insemination


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