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furi
noun, suru verb

Alternate Written Forms:

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furi
[ふり()]
furi

English Meaning(s) for ふり

noun, suru verb
  1. pretence (pretense); show
  2. appearance; behaviour
  3. swing; swinging
  4. lacking a reservation or introduction (at a restaurant, etc.)
  5. unsewn part of a hanging sleeve on a traditional Japanese woman's garment

Definition and Synonyms for ふり

Throw casting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly
Synonyms: ふり, 振り, 振る, 振る
Custom a specific practice of long standing
Synonyms: ふり, トラディション, 仕来たり, 因習, 定例, 常例, , , , 惰性, 慣らし, 慣らす, 慣例, 慣習, 慣行, 旧例, 旧習, 流儀, 習わし, 習わす, 習俗, 習慣, 遺風, , , 風俗, 風儀, 風習
Sales Talk promotion by means of an argument and demonstration
Synonyms: ふり, セールストーク, 振り, 振る, 振る
Wind air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
Synonyms: ふり, ウインド, 気流, ,

Categories ふり is a member of

Gambling the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize)
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Practice knowledge of how something is usually done
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Promotional Material a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution
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Atmospheric Condition the atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation
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Stroke Order Diagrams for ふり

Sample Sentences for ふり

He hid his emotions and pretended enthusiasm.
I affected not to understand what he was saying.
Mary isn't really sick. She's only pretending to be.
He made believe not to hear his boss.
He made a show of helping the old man.

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