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#209851 - 11/30/05 05:06 PM Japanese Termonology
Aka_Ryu Offline

Registered: 11/13/05
Posts: 35
Does any one know any Japanese because i am trying to improve my understanding of the language.

Edited by Aka_Ryu (11/30/05 05:08 PM)
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#209852 - 11/30/05 06:05 PM Re: Japanese Termonology [Re: Aka_Ryu]
phoenixsflame Offline

Registered: 11/12/05
Posts: 402
Loc: Chicago, Illinois
Look down a few posts. There's a thread with "Japanese Language" in it.
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#209853 - 05/25/06 02:25 PM Re: Japanese Termonology [Re: Aka_Ryu]
Steel91 Offline

Registered: 05/25/06
Posts: 451
Loc: Alabama
This is a little of what I know some of the spelling may be a tad off so excuse that.
Kasa Getami- side headlock position
Mae geri-front kick
Yoko geri- side kick
maewashi geri- round kick
ushiro geri- back kick
zenkutsodachi-front stance
kubadachi-horse stance
kokutsudachi- backstance
kosu dachi-cross stance
uchi udi uke- middle block
kosu uke-cross block
mawate-means to go to opposite stance ex. right front stance to 180 degree turn into left front stance.
soto udi uke-outside to inside middle block
age uke-high block
shuto uke- knife hand strike
ju ichi-eleven
ju ni-twelve
ju san-thirteen
ju she-fourteen
ju go-fifteen
ju roku-sixteen
ju sichi-seventeen
ju hachi-eighteen
ju ku-nineteen
Ni ju-twenty
bushi-warrior or war man
dojo-training hall
Shotokan- I believe the literal translation is school of waving pines
Heian-peaceful way(as in the Heian katas)
Tekki- iron horse(as in the Tekki katas)
marute-augmented block
nukite-spear hand
gedan bari-downward block
oizuki-lunge punch
gaokuzukireverse punch
ogoshi-hip throw
saonagi-arm drag takedown
tao toshi- over the shoulder throw
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#209854 - 05/25/06 03:27 PM Re: Japanese Termonology [Re: Aka_Ryu]
aoishi Offline

Registered: 10/05/05
Posts: 123
Loc: Massachusetts
Japanese translator here. If you have a specific question, you can PM me.

#209855 - 10/05/06 12:17 PM Re: Japanese Termonology [Re: Aka_Ryu]
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Registered: 07/31/04
Posts: 6665
Loc: Amherst, MA
What do folks think? Will it get me to the hotel and a decent meal?

#209856 - 10/05/06 01:17 PM Re: Japanese Termonology [Re: harlan]
RazorFoot Offline
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Registered: 12/01/04
Posts: 2064
Loc: Seated at the computer, DUH
If not, it will definitely get your face slapped sailor, lol.
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