Sushi (i or ) is the most famous Japanese dish outside of Japan, and one of the most popular dishes among the Japanese. In Japan, sushi is usually enjoyed on special occasions, such as a celebration.

In past centuries, "sushi" referred to pickled fish preserved in vinegar. Nowadays sushi can be defined as a dish containing rice that has been prepared with sushi vinegar. There are many different types of sushi. Some popular ones are:

  • Nigiri
  • Gunkan
  • Norimaki
  • Temaki
  • Oshizushi
  • Inari
  • Chirashi

Note that "sushi" becomes "zushi" in word combinations in which "sushi" is the second word, e.g. nigirizushi.