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Budo in Chinese / Japanese...

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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

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

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; (surname) Butou; (given name) Takemichi

不道

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Mandarin bù dào / bu4 dao4
Taiwan pu tao
Japanese fudou;budou;butou / fudo;budo;buto / ふどう;ぶどう;ぶとう
Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) (1) (archaism) (See 無道) inhuman; immoral; unreasonable; outrageous; wicked; (2) (See 八虐) (the crime of) barbarity (such as killing three people in one family, or dismembering a corpse)
immoral

武堂

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

武藤

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Japanese mutou / muto / むとう    muto / むと    budou / budo / ぶどう    butou / buto / ぶとう    futou / futo / ふとう    takefuji / たけふじ    taketou / taketo / たけとう    jiyoruji / じよるじ Japanese (place-name, surname) Mutou; (personal name) Muto; (personal name) Budou; (surname) Butou; (surname) Futou; (surname) Takefuji; (surname) Taketou; (surname) Jiyoruji

無道


无道

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Mandarin wú dào / wu2 dao4
Taiwan wu tao
Japanese mudou;budou;butou / mudo;budo;buto / むどう;ぶどう;ぶとう
Chinese tyrannical; brutal (regime)
Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) (See 不道・1) inhuman; immoral; unreasonable; outrageous; wicked; (personal name) Mudou
no path

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 Horizontal Wall Scroll
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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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