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[soo-mee] /ˈsu mi/
noun, Japanese.
black ink made from a mixture of plant soot and glue solidified into sticks or cakes the ends of which are scraped or ground into water on an ink slab, much used by calligraphers and painters. Unabridged
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  • The Bassa readily agreed to sumi's proposal, but Neangir objected strongly.

  • It was some hours later that sumi returned, bringing with her the sacred book.

  • But tell me, O wise sumi, where I can find the last of the accursed race who has brought this doom on my son?'

  • The watches were delivered up to sumi and they went their way, while I remained behind curious to see what would happen.

  • For some weeks now we have lived by this means, and the two daughters of Siroco have never failed to return to sumi each night.

  • The Bassa rose from his divan and drew aside the hangings leading to a large hall, closely followed by Neangir and sumi.

  • He raised his head for a moment when his father entered, and Neangir and sumi both saw that this hand was of ebony.

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