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Martial Arts / Budo

Way of the Warrior
China wǔ dào
Japan bu dou
Martial Arts / Budo Vertical Wall Scroll

武道 is the very common Japanese way to say "Martial Arts."

武道 is used mostly in Japanese dojos but is also understood in Chinese and Korean.

Some will use this title to mean chivalry (the conduct of a knight) or military art. The way this word is understood would depend on the context in which it is used.

The first character means "force" or "warlike" or "essence of a warrior."

The second character means "method," "path," and "the way." It is the same character used to describe/mean the philosophy of Taoism / Daoism.

Some will also translate this as, "The Way of the Warrior," especially in the context of Korean martial arts.

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Characters

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Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

武道

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Japanese budou / budo / ぶどう
Martial Arts / Budo Vertical Wall Scroll
Japanese martial arts; military arts; Bushido; (surname, given name) Budou

婦道


妇道

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Mandarin fù dào / fu4 dao4
Taiwan fu tao
Japanese budō / ふどう
Japanese woman's duties
path of virtuous behavior for a woman

武堂

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Japanese budou / budo / ぶどう Japanese (surname) Budou

葡萄

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Mandarin pú tao / pu2 tao5
Taiwan p`u t`ao / pu tao
Japanese budou(p);budou;ebi(ok) / budo(p);budo;ebi(ok) / ぶどう(P);ブドウ;えび(ok)
Chinese grape
Japanese (kana only) grape; grapevine; (place-name) Budou

蒲萄

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Japanese budou / budo / ぶどう Japanese (place-name) Budou

ぶどう

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Japanese budou / budo / ぶどう Japanese (female given name) Budou

ブドウ

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Japanese budou / budo / ブドウ Japanese (kana only) grape; grapevine

撫努雨

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Japanese budou / budo / ぶどう Japanese (female given name) Budou

国際武道大学

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Japanese kokusaibudoudaigaku / kokusaibudodaigaku / こくさいぶどうだいがく Japanese (place-name) International Budo University

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Martial Arts / Budo Vertical Wall Scroll
Martial Arts / Budo Vertical Wall Scroll
Martial Arts / Budo Vertical Wall Scroll
Martial Arts / Budo Vertical Wall Scroll


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Martial Arts / Budo Vertical Portrait
Martial Arts / Budo Horizontal Wall Scroll
Martial Arts / Budo Vertical Portrait
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The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Martial Arts
Budo
武道bu dou / budou / bu do / budowǔ dào / wu3 dao4 / wu dao / wudaowu tao / wutao



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