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Judo

róu dào
juu dou
Judo Vertical Wall Scroll

柔道 is the martial art invented in Japan and known as "Judo" around the world.

Translated directly, it means "Gentle Way" or "Flexible Way"

More about Judo

Kodokan Judo

kou dou kan juu dou
Kodokan Judo Vertical Wall Scroll

講道館柔道 is the title for the Kodokan Judo school of Japanese martial arts.

Heart of Judo

róu
yawara
Heart of Judo Vertical Wall Scroll

This Kanji literally means flexible, pliable, gentle, or yielding. 柔 is also the first Kanji of the Japanese martial arts titles of Judo and Jujutsu (Jujitsu). In those cases, it's pronounced "ju" in Japanese. However, alone, the classic pronunciation is "yawara." Some translate this Kanji (in the context of martial arts) as "The Heart of Judo."

Please note that this just means pliable, gentle, and yielding in Chinese and old Korean Hanja. They do know what Judo and Jujitsu are but if this character is seen alone in China or Korea, people generally will not think of the martial arts context.

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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

柔道

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róu dào / rou2 dao4
jou tao
 juudou / judo / じゅうどう
Heart of Judo Vertical Wall Scroll
judo
judo

黒帯

see styles
 kuroobi / くろおび
Heart of Judo Vertical Wall Scroll
black belt (judo, karate, etc.)

ジュード

see styles
 juudo / judo / ジュード
Heart of Judo Vertical Wall Scroll
(personal name) Jude

see styles
 shime / しめ (1) tie up; bind; fastening; tightening; (2) sum; total amount; total; (3) (martial arts term) judo choking (strangling) techniques; (4) (food term) last meal eaten when going restaurant hopping; (5) completion; conclusion; rounding off; (counter) (6) counter for bundles; counter for faggots; counter for bundles of 2000 sheets of paper; (7) end mark; closure mark; (female given name) Shime

see styles
huó / huo2
huo
 katsu / かつ
to live; alive; living; work; workmanship
(1) living; life; (2) (See 活を入れる・1) judo art of resuscitation; (suffix) (3) (abbreviation) (See 活動・1) action; activity; (personal name) Katsuji
jīva, jīvaka; alive, living, lively, revive, movable; be lively

中堅


中坚

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zhōng jiān / zhong1 jian1
chung chien
 chuuken / chuken / ちゅうけん
core; nucleus; backbone
(1) nucleus; backbone; mainstay; key figure; (adj-no,n) (2) medium-level; mid-level; middle-ranking; midsize; (3) main body (of troops); crack troops; select troops; (4) {baseb} center field; centre field; center fielder; centre fielder; (5) (See 先鋒・せんぽう・2) athlete competing in the middle-number match in a team competition, i.e. second in 3-on-3, third in 5-on-5 (kendo, judo, etc.); (surname) Nakano

乱取

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 randori / らんどり (irregular okurigana usage) (martial arts term) randori (freestyle judo training)

乱捕

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 randori / らんどり (irregular okurigana usage) (martial arts term) randori (freestyle judo training)

儒童

see styles
rú tóng / ru2 tong2
ju t`ung / ju tung
 judō
a youth

儒道

see styles
 judou / judo / じゅどう Confucianism

先鋒


先锋

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xiān fēng / xian1 feng1
hsien feng
 senpou / senpo / せんぽう
vanguard; pioneer; avant-garde
(1) advance guard; vanguard; (2) athlete who competes in the first match of a team competition (kendo, judo, etc.)

内股

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 uchimomo / うちもも    uchimata / うちまた inner thigh; (1) inner thigh; (noun/participle) (2) (walking) pigeon-toed; one's toes turned inward; (3) uchimata (judo); throwing an opponent by putting one's leg between their legs

副将

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 fukushou / fukusho / ふくしょう (1) second in command (of an army); (2) {sports} vice-captain; (3) (See 先鋒・せんぽう・2) fourth athlete to compete in a 5-on-5 team competition (kendo, judo, etc.)

十堂

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 juudou / judo / じゅうどう (place-name) Juudou

取り

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 dori / どり    tori / とり (suffix noun) (1) samurai receiving this much rice as a fee; (2) offering of rice cake containing this much rice; (3) (obsolete) person receiving this amount of money as a salary; (n,n-suf) (1) taking; taker; collecting; collector; remover; removal; (2) last performer of the day (usu. the star performer); last performance of the day; (3) active partner (e.g. in judo demonstration); (prefix) (4) emphatic or formal prefix

取手

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 toride / とりで (1) recipient; receiver; acceptor; taker; (2) (martial arts term) (sumo) skilled practitioner (of judo, sumo, etc.); (3) person who picks up the cards (in karuta games); handle; grip; knob; (place-name) Toride

受動

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 judou / judo / じゅどう (noun - becomes adjective with の) (ant: 能動) passivity

和ら

see styles
 yawara / やわら judo; jujutsu

大将

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 taishou(p);daishou(ok) / taisho(p);daisho(ok) / たいしょう(P);だいしょう(ok) (1) general; admiral; (2) head; chief; leader; boss; kingpin; (3) (familiar language) (familiar or jocular term for addressing a male) old chap; mate; boss; chief; man; (4) (See 先鋒・せんぽう・2) athlete who competes in the last match of a team competition (kendo, judo, etc.); (given name) Hiromasa

寝技

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 newaza / ねわざ (1) (in wrestling or judo) pinning technique; (2) underhanded dealings

寝業

see styles
 newaza / ねわざ (1) (in wrestling or judo) pinning technique; (2) underhanded dealings

寿童

see styles
 judou / judo / じゅどう (given name) Judou

小業

see styles
 kowaza / こわざ finer points (e.g. in judo); little tricks

山嵐

see styles
 yamaarashi / yamarashi / やまあらし (1) mountain storm; (2) {MA} yamaarashi; judo throwing technique

投技

see styles
 nagewaza / なげわざ (sumo) (martial arts term) throw or throwing technique (sumo, judo)

指導


指导

see styles
zhǐ dǎo / zhi3 dao3
chih tao
 shidou / shido / しどう
to guide; to give directions; to direct; to coach; guidance; tuition; CL:個|个[ge4]
(noun/participle) (1) guidance; leadership; instruction; direction; coaching; (2) {MA} shido (disciplinary action for a minor infringement of the rules of judo)

有効

see styles
 yuukou / yuko / ゆうこう (noun or adjectival noun) (1) (ant: 無効) valid; effective; (2) {MA} yuko (judo)

柔ら

see styles
 yawara / やわら judo; jujutsu

横車

see styles
 yokoguruma / よこぐるま (exp,n) (1) (See 横車を押す) perverseness; obstinacy; something unreasonable (like pushing a cart from the side (instead of from behind)); (2) side wheel throw (judo); (surname) Yokoguruma

樹洞

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 judou / judo / じゅどう tree hollow; hollow in a tree

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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
Judo柔道juu dou / juudou / ju do / judoróu dào / rou2 dao4 / rou dao / roudaojou tao / joutao
Kodokan Judo講道館柔道
讲道馆柔道
kou dou kan juu dou
koudoukanjuudou
ko do kan ju do
kodokanjudo
Heart of Judoyawararóu / rou2 / roujou
In some entries above you will see that characters have different versions above and below a line.
In these cases, the characters above the line are Traditional Chinese, while the ones below are Simplified Chinese.



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