居合抜き

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5
あ(い)
Grade: 2

Grade: S
kun’yomi

Noun[edit]

居合抜き (hiragana いあいぬき, rōmaji iainuki)

  1. the art of drawing one's sword in an instant, cutting, and then sheathing, all while sitting
    • 2000 January 27, “よろいしゃザン [Armored Musha Zanki]”, in Vol.7 (in Japanese), Konami:
       (いっ) () ()ちを (この)む。 (いっ) (しゅん)のスキをついて、 () () () (こう) (げき)
      Ikkiuchi o konomu. Isshun no suki o tsuite, iainuki de kōgeki!
      He likes to engage in single combats. He’ll strikes at your weak spot in a flash with his iainuki!
  2. the performance of such, which was done during the Edo period

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