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[こい()]
koi
noun

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English Meaning(s) for 鯉

noun
  1. common carp (Cyprinus carpio); koi carp

Definition and Synonyms for 鯉

Domestic Carp large Old World freshwater bottom-feeding fish introduced into Europe from Asia
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Carp any of various freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae
Synonyms: コイ,
Carp the lean flesh of a fish that is often farmed
Synonyms: コイ,
Domestic Carp inhabits ponds and sluggish streams and often raised for food
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Carp can be baked or braised
Synonyms: コイ,
Domestic Carp introduced into United States where it has become a pest
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Categories 鯉 is a member of

Carp any of various freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae
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Cyprinid soft-finned mainly freshwater fishes typically having toothless jaws and cycloid scales
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Freshwater Fish flesh of fish from fresh water used as food
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Sample Sentences for 鯉

Such fishes as carp and trout live in fresh water.
A clean river flows through our town, and we can see many carp swimming in it.
The pond abounds with carp.
This pond has a lot of carp.
Fish like carp and trout live in fresh water.

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