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Hand-to-Hand Fighting / Grappling

Kakuto
Japan kakutou / kakuto
Hand-to-Hand Fighting /  Grappling Wall Scroll

This Japanese word means hand-to-hand fighting, grappling, or scuffling.

In the old days, this might refer to a street fight but now it can apply to martial arts and MMA techniques or bouts.


Sometimes written as 挌闘 instead of 格闘 (first Kanji varies slightly)


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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

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Mandarin píng / ping2
Taiwan p`ing / ping
Japanese hira ひら
Chinese flat; level; equal; to tie (make the same score); to draw (score); calm; peaceful; see also 平聲|平声[ping2 sheng1]; surname Ping
Japanese (1) something broad and flat; palm of the hand; (2) common; ordinary; (3) (abbreviation) low-ranking employee; freshman; novice; private; (surname) Yoshi; (surname) Yanagitaira; (given name) Yasushi; (personal name) Masaru; (personal name) Heiji; (surname) Hei; (personal name) Fukumori; (personal name) Fukumizu; (personal name) Fukujin; (personal name) Pin; (given name) Hiroshi; (surname) Hirayanagi; (surname) Hirayana; (surname) Hirayagi; (personal name) Hiramine; (surname) Hirahama; (surname) Hirataka; (surname) Hiraz
Even, level, tranquil; ordinary.
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Balance / Peace

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Mandarin quán / quan2
Taiwan ch`üan / chüan
Japanese kobushi こぶし
 ken けん
Chinese fist; boxing
Japanese fist; hand game (e.g. rock, paper, scissors); (male given name) Tsuyoshi; (male given name) Tsutomu; (given name) Ken
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Fist

平和

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Mandarin píng hé / ping2 he2
Taiwan p`ing ho / ping ho
Japanese pinhoo ピンホー
 pinfu ピンフ
 heiwa / hewa へいわ
Chinese gentle; mild; moderate; placid; Pinghe county in Zhangzhou 漳州[Zhang1 zhou1], Fujian
Japanese (mahj) concealed winning hand consisting of chows, a pair that isn't a value pair, and an open wait (chi:); (noun or adjectival noun) peace; harmony; (f,p) Heiwa; (place-name, surname) Hirawa; (female given name) Hirana; (surname, given name) Hirakazu; (female given name) Hiyori; (female given name) Nodoka; (female given name) Shizuka
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Peace / Peaceful

忍術

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Japanese ninjutsu にんじゅつ
Japanese (martial arts term) ninjutsu (fighting art of the ninja); ninja skills in secrecy, stealth and combat techniques
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Ninjutsu / Ninjitsu

公案

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Mandarin gōng àn / gong1 an4
Taiwan kung an
Japanese kouan / koan こうあん
Chinese judge's desk; complex legal case; contentious issue; koan (Zen Buddhism)
Japanese Zen question for meditation (e.g. the sound of one hand clapping); koan
J. kōan; 因緣 A dossier, or case-record; a cause; public laws, regulations; case-law. Problems set by Zen masters, upon which thought is concentrated as a means to attain inner unity and illumination; public case
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Koan

格闘

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Japanese kakutou / kakuto かくとう
Japanese (noun/participle) hand-to-hand fighting; grappling; scuffling
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Hand-to-Hand Fighting / Grappling

柔術


柔术

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Mandarin róu shù / rou2 shu4
Taiwan jou shu
Japanese juujutsu / jujutsu じゅうじゅつ
Chinese contortion; jūjutsu
Japanese jujitsu (classical Japanese martial art, usually referring to fighting without a weapon); jiujitsu; jujutsu
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Jujitsu / Jujutsu

拳法

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Mandarin quán fǎ / quan2 fa3
Taiwan ch`üan fa / chüan fa
Japanese kenpou / kenpo けんぽう
Chinese boxing; fighting technique
Japanese Chinese art of self-defence (defense)
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Kenpo / Kempo / Quan Fa / Chuan Fa

獅子


狮子

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Mandarin shī zi // shī zǐ / shi1 zi5 // shi1 zi3
Taiwan shih tzu // shih
Japanese shishi しし
Chinese lion; CL:隻|只[zhi1],頭|头[tou2]; Leo (star sign); Shihtzu township in Pingtung County 屏東縣|屏东县[Ping2 dong1 Xian4], Taiwan
Japanese (1) lion; (2) left-hand guardian dog at a Shinto shrine; (place-name) Chishi; (surname) Shishizaki; (place-name, surname) Shishi
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition
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Lion

瑜伽

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Mandarin yú jiā / yu2 jia1
Taiwan yü chia
Japanese yuga ゆが
Chinese yoga (loanword)
Japanese (Buddhist term) yoga; (surname) Yuka
yoga; also 瑜誐; 遊迦; a yoke, yoking, union, especially an ecstatic union of the individual soul with a divine being, or spirit, also of the individual soul with the universal soul. The method requires the mutual response or relation of 境, 行, 理, 果 and 機; i.e. (1) state, or environment, referred to mind; (2) action, or mode of practice; (3) right principle; (4) results in enlightenment; (5) motivity, i.e. practical application in saving others. Also the mutual relation of hand, mouth, and mind referring to manifestation, incantation, and mental operation; these are known as 瑜伽三密, the three esoteric (means) of Yoga. The older practice of meditation as a means of obtaining spiritual or magical power was distorted in Tantrism to exorcism, sorcery, and juggling in general.
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Yoga

馬丁


马丁

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Mandarin mǎ dīng / ma3 ding1
Taiwan ma ting
Japanese batei / bate ばてい
Chinese Martin (name)
Japanese (sensitive word) stable boy; stable hand; groom
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Martin

闘志

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Japanese toushi / toshi とうし
Japanese fighting spirit; (will to) fight; (given name) Toushi
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Fighting Spirit

闘魂

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Japanese toukon / tokon とうこん
Japanese fighting spirit
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Fighting Spirit

阿修羅


阿修罗

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Mandarin ā xiū luó / a1 xiu1 luo2
Taiwan a hsiu lo
Japanese ashura あしゅら
Chinese Asura, malevolent spirits in Indian mythology
Japanese Asura (fighting demon); (female given name) Ashura
asura, 修羅 originally meaning a spirit, spirits, or even the gods, it generally indicates titanic demons, enemies of the gods, with whom, especially Indra, they wage constant war. They are defined as 'not devas', and 'ugly', and 'without wine'. Other forms are 阿須羅 (or 阿蘇羅, or 阿素羅); 阿修倫 (or羅須倫 or 阿修輪 or 羅須輪); 阿素洛; 阿差. Four classes are named according to their manner of rebirth-egg, born, womb-born, transformation-born, and spawn- or water-born. Their abode is in the ocean, north of Sumeru, but certain of the weaker dwell in a western mountain cave. They have realms, rulers, and palaces, as have the devas. The 阿修羅道 is one of the six gatis, or ways of reincarnation. The 修羅場 or 修羅巷 is the battlefield of the asuras against Indra. The 阿修羅琴 are their harps.
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Frightful Demon / Asura

ソバット

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Japanese sobatto ソバット
Japanese kick-fighting (fre: savate); French boxing
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Savate

入木三分

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Mandarin rù mù sān fēn / ru4 mu4 san1 fen1
Taiwan ju mu san fen
Chinese written in a forceful hand; penetrating; profound
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Profound / Powerful Words

手不釋卷


手不释卷

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Mandarin shǒu bù shì juàn / shou3 bu4 shi4 juan4
Taiwan shou pu shih chüan
Chinese lit. always with a book in hand (idiom); fig. (of a student or scholar) diligent and hardworking
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Always with a Book in Hand

猴子偷桃

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Mandarin hóu zi tōu táo / hou2 zi5 tou1 tao2
Taiwan hou tzu t`ou t`ao / hou tzu tou tao
Chinese "monkey steals the peach" (martial arts), distracting an opponent with one hand and seizing his testicles with the other; (coll.) grabbing sb by the balls
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Monkey Stealing Peaches

百折不撓


百折不挠

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Mandarin bǎi zhé bù náo / bai3 zhe2 bu4 nao2
Taiwan pai che pu nao
Japanese hyakusetsufutou / hyakusetsufuto ひゃくせつふとう
Chinese to keep on fighting in spite of all setbacks (idiom); to be undaunted by repeated setbacks; to be indomitable
Japanese (yoji) indefatigability; indomitableness
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Undaunted After Repeated Setbacks

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Mandarin jiāo / jiao1
Taiwan chiao
Japanese komogomo こもごも
Chinese to hand over; to deliver; to pay (money); to turn over; to make friends; to intersect (lines)
Japanese (adverb) (kana only) alternately; in succession; (personal name) Yoshimi
Interlock, intersect; crossed; mutual; friendship; to hand over, pay; to intersect

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Mandarin/ fu4
Taiwan fu
Japanese zuke づけ
Chinese to pay; to hand over to; classifier for pairs or sets of things; surname Fu
Japanese (suffix noun) dated (e.g. a letter); date of effect (e.g. a rule change); (surname) Fu; (surname) Hamatsuke
To deliver, hand over to, hand down; to attach

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Mandarin gù // gū / gu4 // gu1
Taiwan ku
Japanese ko
Chinese old; second-hand (clothes); estimate
Guess, estimate; to sell

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Mandarin piān / pian1
Taiwan p`ien / pien
Japanese hen へん
Chinese to lean; to slant; oblique; prejudiced; to deviate from average; to stray from the intended line; stubbornly; contrary to expectations; left-hand side of a split Chinese character, often the key or radical
Japanese left-hand radical of a character
To or on one side, deflected, one-sided, biased, partial, prejudiced.

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Mandarin yìn / yin4
Taiwan yin
Japanese shirushi しるし
 in いん
Chinese to print; to mark; to engrave; a seal; a print; a stamp; a mark; a trace; image; surname Yin; abbr. for 印度[Yin4 du4]
Japanese (1) mark; sign; (2) symbol; emblem; (3) badge; crest; flag; (4) evidence; proof; (5) (kana only) token (of gratitude, affection, etc.); (1) seal; stamp; mark; print; (2) (Buddhist term) mudra (symbolic hand gesture); (n,n-suf,n-pref) (3) (abbreviation) India; (surname) In
mudrā; seal, sign, symbol, emblem, proof, assurance, approve; also 印契; 契印; 印相. Manual signs indicative of various ideas, e. g. each finger represents one of the five primary elements, earth, water, fire, air, and space, beginning with the little finger; the left hand represents 定 stillness, or meditation, the right hand 慧 discernment or wisdom; they have also many other indications. Also, the various symbols of the Buddhas and Bodhisattvas, e. g. the thunderbolt; cf. 因.; (度) The five Indias, or five regions of India, idem 五天竺 q. v; a seal

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Mandarin yòu / you4
Taiwan yu
Japanese migi みぎ
Chinese right (-hand); the Right (politics); west (old)
Japanese (1) right; right hand side; (2) afore-mentioned (esp. in vertical Japanese writing); foregoing; forgoing; above; (female given name) Yuu; (surname) Migi; (female given name) Tasuku; (given name) Susumu
dakṣiṇa. The right hand, on the right, e. g; right side

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Mandarin/ zi4
Taiwan tzu
Japanese ji
 azana あざな
 aza あざ
Chinese letter; symbol; character; word; CL:個|个[ge4]; courtesy or style name traditionally given to males aged 20 in dynastic China
Japanese (1) character (i.e. kanji); (2) hand-writing; penmanship; (3) the ... word (i.e. "the L word" = "love"); (1) Chinese courtesy name (name formerly given to adult Chinese men, used in place of their given name in formal situations); (2) nickname; (3) section of a village; (n,suf) section of village; (place-name) Aza
akṣara, 阿乞史囉; 阿刹羅; a letter, character; akṣara is also used for a vowel, especially the vowed 'a' as distinguished from the other vowels; a word, words.

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Mandarin zuǒ / zuo3
Taiwan tso
Japanese hidari ひだり
 sa
Chinese left; the Left (politics); east; unorthodox; queer; wrong; differing; opposite; variant of 佐[zuo3]; surname Zuo
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) left; left hand side; (noun - becomes adjective with の) left (esp. in vertical Japanese writing); the following; (surname, female given name) Hidari; (surname) Chiyou; (surname) Cha; (given name) Tasuke; (surname) Sazaki; (surname) Sasaki; (surname) Sa; (personal name) Aza
The left hand.

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Mandarin/ ba1
Taiwan pa
Japanese tomoe ともえ
Chinese to long for; to wish; to cling to; to stick to; something that sticks; close to; next to; spread open; informal abbr. for bus 巴士[ba1 shi4]; bar (unit of pressure); nominalizing suffix on certain nouns, such as 尾巴[wei3 ba5], tail; Ba state during Zhou dynasty (in east of modern Sichuan); abbr. for east Sichuan or Chongqing; surname Ba; abbr. for Palestine or Palestinian; abbr. for Pakistan
Japanese huge comma design; (personal name) He; (surname) Ba; (surname) Hamon; (personal name) Ha; (female given name) Tomomi; (surname, female given name) Tomoe
The open hand, palm; to lay hold of; to flatter.

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Mandarin/ yi4
Taiwan i
Japanese yaku やく
 edachi えだち
 eki えき
Chinese forced labor; corvée; obligatory task; military service; to use as servant; to enserf; servant (old); war; campaign; battle
Japanese (n,n-suf) (1) use; service; role; (2) post; position; (3) scoring combination (e.g. in mahjong, card games, etc.); hand; (1) war; campaign; battle; (2) (archaism) unpaid work (ritsuryo system); forced labor; (given name) Mamoru; (personal name) Mamori; (surname) Oose; (surname) En; (surname) Eki

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Mandarin chuí / chui2
Taiwan ch`ui / chui
Japanese shide しで
Chinese to hang (down); droop; dangle; bend down; hand down; bequeath; nearly; almost; to approach
Japanese (1) zigzag-shaped paper streamer often used to adorn Shinto-related objects; (2) hornbeam (deciduous tree in the birch family); (surname) Sui; (female given name) Shidzu; (personal name) Shidaru; (female given name) Shizuri; (personal name) Shigeru
Drop, droop, let down, pass down; regard; to suspend

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The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)
Hand-to-Hand Fighting
Grappling
格闘 / 挌闘
格闘
kakutou / kakuto
kakuto / kakuto
kakuto/kakuto
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