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表面に塩胡椒を振り、包丁の裏側で[2]を叩き、20分ほど冷蔵庫で冷やす。

Actually i saw a lot of Japanese verb have changed to noun like example in above sentense
i.e 振り, which actual verb is "furu" , why not use "furu" but use 振り ?

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Base language: Japanese
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    As you might know, usually multiple Japanese verbs are chained together by using the て-form (rough meaning "and", "and then"). So, your example sentence would normally be:
    表面に塩胡椒を振って、包丁の裏側で[2]を叩いて、20分ほど冷蔵庫で冷やす。

    But when we are talking about formal texts, such as newspapers, reports, etc. and formal speech, the verb stem is used instead of the て-form. Why? Well, it's a bit shorter.

    Please see more information about this grammar here: http://www.guidetojapanese.org/learn/grammar/formal
    The part that you are interested in, is under headline "Sequential relative clauses in formal language".

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