See also: さじ
さし (rōmaji sashi)
- a uniform distribution of fat in a piece of meat, especially beef: even marbling
- Gyūniku ni sashi ga hairu.
- The beef has even marbling.
- 霜降り肉 (shimofuri niku, “marble beef”)
Probably a borrowing from Old Korean. Appears in ancient texts in apparent reference to the Gaya confederacy. Middle Korean reflex 잣 (cas, “castle”). Possibly also related to Ainu チャシ (chasi, “fortress”).