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Etymology 1 n. An Oceanic language of Vanuatu. Etymology 2

n. (surname: from=Japanese) Etymology 3

n. (surname: from=Persian)


Araki may refer to:

  • Araqi (drink), a Sudanese liquor
  • An Ethiopian liquor; see Ethiopian cuisine
  • Araki Island, an island in Vanuatu
    • Araki language, the language spoken on that island
  • Araki (comics), a fictional character in Marvel Comics, an alien and prime minister of the imperial Shi'ar
  • Araki (surname)
  • Nobuyoshi Araki , a Japanese photographer and contemporary artist also known by the nickname Arākī.
  • The Araki, a sushi restaurant in London
    • Araki (restaurant) , a closed sushi restaurant in Tokyo that was operated by the same chef as The Araki
Araki (restaurant)

was a sushi restaurant run by Japanese chef in the Ginza neighbourhood of Tokyo, Japan. It received a three-star rating in the 2011 edition of the Michelin Guide for Tokyo, Yokohama and Kamakura. Described as "Japan's most difficult restaurant to make a booking at", the restaurant closed in February 2013 so that Araki could pursue a new challenge overseas, which led to him opening The Araki in London in October 2014.

Usage examples of "araki".

The Araki clan had served the Tokugawa for generations, Yojiemon as a general in the battles Ieyasu had fought for Oda Nobunaga, during that great warlord's drive to conquer the nation.

Sano failed to see any connection between Araki Yojiemon and Kaibara Toju's murder.

The connection between Araki and Kaibara bore looking into when he questioned Kaibara's family tomorrow.

As a history scholar, Sano knew that tracing samurai lineages was complicated because members of his class frequently changed their names for various reasons: Perhaps Araki's son had done so to celebrate a rise in status, to mark an important family event, or because a more auspicious set of syllables might bring good luck.

Like Araki, Endo Munetsugu had lived during the Sengoku Jidai and fought under Oda Nobunaga.

But as far as Sano knew, the Endo and Araki-Kaibara families were not related.

He doubted that Kaibara's relationship with Araki Yojiemon was pure coincidence, either.

Sparrow's statement supported his belief that the ronin Tozawa was descended from Endo Munetsugu, as the hatamoto Kaibara was from Araki Yojiemon.

Endo's and Araki's lords, Tokugawa Ieyasu and Toyotomi Hideyoshi, had been generals and allies under Oda Nobunaga.

Believing that the key to the murders lay in the samurai victims' connections with Araki Yojiemon and Endo Munetsugu, Sano didn't think he'd slain the Bundori Killer.

Quickly he explained that he wanted information about Araki Yojiemon and Endo Munetsugu, and why.

As he and Noguchi scanned the records of Oda Nobunaga's life, seeking any mention of his two allies, Araki Yojiemon and Endo Munetsugu, neither could resist reading irrelevant but fascinating passages.

He unrolled the scroll's intact lower portion, only to find that subsequent passages contained no mention of General Fujiwara, Endo Munetsugu, or Araki Yojiemon.

As midnight approached, General Fujiwara and thirty of his men advanced on Araki Yojiemon's mansion.

What could Araki and Endo have done to earn the Fujiwara clan's permanent animosity?