|Kanji in this term|
|ばつ > ばっ
From Middle Chinese compound 伐採 (bjot tshojX, literally “attack, strike + gather”). More commonly encountered in modern Mandarin with the characters in the reverse order, as traditional 採伐 and simplified 采伐 (cǎifá, “to fell / to cut”).
- to cut down (trees), to fell
- shinrin no tachiki o bassai suru
- to fell timber from the forest