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Old 11-02-2010, 12:25 PM   #1
Kevin Morrison
Dojo: National Aikido Training Centre, Macken Street
Location: Dublin
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 15
kanji for, and meaning of, suki

I usually take suki to mean an opening for a technique. What is the kanji for, and the meaning of, suki?

From a short search on-line,, I got 隙 with the possible meanings

1: gap; space;
2: break; interlude; interval;
3: chink (in one's armor, armour); chance; opportunity

with 隙 made from the parts
小 thousand
阡 small

Is this the character usually used? If so how do the the three symbols combine to mean suki?
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