Definition of sai in English:

sai

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Pronunciation: /sʌɪ
 
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noun (plural same)

  • A dagger with two sharp prongs curving outward from the hilt, originating in Okinawa and sometimes used in pairs in martial arts.
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    • As the Elek raised his axe to block another attack, Tirk entangled the two-meter handle in the hilts of his sai and jerked it upwards, sending it flying out of his target's grasp.
    • Of these, only the sai and tekko appear to be specifically intended as weapons and these were certainly never meant for battlefield or military application.
    • Okare caught the knife on the hilt of his remaining sai and took it into his empty hand.

Origin

Japanese.

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