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Postby ko777 » Wed 06.22.2005 12:36 pm

How do i write nuki uchi in kanji
is it 抜き打ち or 抜打ち ?
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RE: Translation question

Postby mandolin » Wed 06.22.2005 2:51 pm

according to JLookUp, it's 抜き打ち

It gives this meaning: drawing a katana and attacking in the same stroke | doing something suddenly, without warning

That's what you're going for, yes?
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RE: Translation question

Postby ko777 » Wed 06.22.2005 2:57 pm

Yes, that's what i was looking for
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RE: Translation question

Postby Harisenbon » Wed 06.22.2005 6:23 pm

Both are correct. For a lot of compound verbs, you can drop the middle hiragana character with no loss of meaning. For example
垂オ込む and 錐桙゙
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RE: Translation question

Postby Harisenbon » Wed 06.22.2005 10:40 pm

Mandolin wrote it above:

It gives this meaning: drawing a katana and attacking in the same stroke | doing something suddenly, without warning


抜く is to pull out 打ち is to hit.
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RE: Translation question

Postby ko777 » Thu 06.23.2005 3:57 am

:D That explains it
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