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  • on reading:
  • サク
  • kun reading:
  • けずる   はつる   
  • meaning(s):
  • plane, sharpen, whittle, pare
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かいさく excavation; cutting; digging
くっさく digging out; excavation
けんさく grinding
さく plane; sharpen; whittle; pare; shave (leather); scrape off; crossout; reduce; curtail
そぐ to chip; to slice off; to thin down; to reduce; to weaken; to sharpen