Definition of "nasi" []

  • Plural of nasus. (noun)
  • A dish, originating in Malaysia, consisting of rice fried with a selection of other ingredients (noun)

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Use "nasi" in a sentence
  • "DH and I shared a Vegetarian Rice Table, or rijsttafel often misspelled rijstaffel, a Dutch word that literally translates to "rice table", and is an elaborate meal adapted by the Dutch from the Indonesian feast called nasi padang:"
  • "In Malaysia, a somewhat related recipe is called nasi kang kang."
  • "The dire situation means Sadumi's family, along with Tengger's majority Hindu community, have to eat what is locally known as nasi aron, or corn powder, to survive."