さし

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From 刺し, nominal form of 刺す.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

さし (romaji sashi)

  1. the uniformly fatten of meat, especially beef.
    牛肉サシ入る
    ぎゅうにくさしはいる
    gyūniku ni sashi ga hairu
    The beef gets uniformly fattened.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Korean. Middle Korean reflex (cas, castle). Possibly also related to the Ainu chasi (fortress)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

さし (katakana サシ, romaji sashi)

  1. : (archaic) Castle.
    • 720: Nihon Shoki
      東韓者、甘羅城・高難城・爾林城是也。
    • 720: Nihon Shoki
      逮乎朕之王天下、投身對馬之外、竄跡匝羅之表、阻高麗之貢、呑百濟之城。
Usage notes[edit]
  • Archaic.

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