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Old 12-02-2005, 05:44 PM   #10
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Re: Kaesu

Joshua Reyer wrote:
Actually, in this case it means "to turn over", as in the phrases te no hira wo kaesu 手のひらを返すor gumbai wo kaesu 軍配を返す.
Actually, a lot of that depends upon how your system does things. Some styles "turn over" the wrist. Some "return" it. We have to be careful how much English flavor we impart to the original Japanese.

FWIW, I think you should just go ahead and do that.
Maybe you'd be interested in doing the articles?
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