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There are 9 total results for your Aikido search.

Characters Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

合気会

see styles
 aikikai / あいきかい
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(o) Aikikai Foundation; Aikido World Association

合気道

see styles
 aikidou / aikido / あいきどう
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(martial arts term) aikido

合氣道


合气道

see styles
hé qì dào / he2 qi4 dao4
ho ch`i tao / ho chi tao
 aikidou / aikido / あいきどう
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aikido (Japanese martial art); hapkido (Korean martial art)
(out-dated kanji) (martial arts term) aikido

座技

see styles
 suwariwaza / すわりわざ {MA} Aikido seated defence (defense)

後技

see styles
 ushirowaza / うしろわざ {MA} Aikido rear defence (defense)

道主

see styles
 doushu / doshu / どうしゅ chairman of the Aikikai (Aikido World Headquarters)

合気道家

see styles
 aikidouka / aikidoka / あいきどうか aikido practitioner

小手返し

see styles
 kotegaeshi / こてがえし {MA} Aikido technique, wherein the opponent is brought down by twisting his or her arm away from the body

合気道;合氣道(oK)

see styles
 aikidou / aikido / あいきどう {MA} aikido

Entries with 2nd row of characters: The 2nd row is Simplified Chinese.

This page contains 9 results for "Aikido" in Chinese and/or Japanese.



Information about this dictionary:

Apparently, we were the first ones who were crazy enough to think that western people might want a combined Chinese, Japanese, and Buddhist dictionary.

A lot of westerners can't tell the difference between Chinese and Japanese - and there is a reason for that. Chinese characters and even whole words were borrowed by Japan from the Chinese language in the 5th century. Much of the time, if a word or character is used in both languages, it will have the same or a similar meaning. However, this is not always true. Language evolves, and meanings independently change in each language.

Example: The Chinese character 湯 for soup (hot water) has come to mean bath (hot water) in Japanese. They have the same root meaning of "hot water", but a 湯屋 sign on a bathhouse in Japan would lead a Chinese person to think it was a "soup house" or a place to get a bowl of soup. See this: Japanese Bath House

This dictionary uses the EDICT and CC-CEDICT dictionary files.
EDICT data is the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and is used in conformance with the Group's license.

Chinese Buddhist terms come from Dictionary of Chinese Buddhist Terms by William Edward Soothill and Lewis Hodous. This is commonly referred to as "Soothill's'". It was first published in 1937 (and is now off copyright so we can use it here). Some of these definitions may be misleading, incomplete, or dated, but 95% of it is good information. Every professor who teaches Buddhism or Eastern Religion has a copy of this on their bookshelf. We incorporated these 16,850 entries into our dictionary database ourselves (it was lot of work).



Combined, these cover 1,007,753 Japanese, Chinese, and Buddhist characters, words, idioms, names, placenames, and short phrases.

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