さし

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From 刺し, nominal form of 刺す.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

さし (rōmaji sashi)

  1. a uniform distribution of fat in a piece of meat, especially beef: even marbling
    牛肉 (ぎゅうにく)さし (はい)る。
    Gyūniku ni sashi ga hairu.
    The beef has even marbling.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

Old Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably a borrowing from Old Korean. Appears in ancient texts in apparent reference to the Gaya confederacy. Middle Korean reflex (cas, castle). Possibly also related to Ainu チャシ (chasi, fortress).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

さし (transliteration needed) (katakana サシ, romaji sashi)

  1. : 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。

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