ficchi Animals in Japanese / Starting with F / Fi Translation ficchi means "Fitch" in English. It's a katakanization, a loan-word. ficchi in katakana is フィッチ. ficchi is not usually written with hiragana. ficchi does not have kanji. Romaji fi cchi Katakana フィ ッ チ Orthography Notes フィ is a compound kana representing a single syllable with multiple characters. ッチ contains a small tsu ッ which makes the consonant of the syllable longer.