Thread: tai sabaki
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Old 04-28-2003, 11:33 AM   #7
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The character for sabaku (捌く) basically means "The handle, deal with." As such, I'd probably translate it as the method in which you handle your body/arm/whatever.

As an aside, the verb "sabaku" is also the same as what one uses to gut and cut apart a fish.

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