TermSourcePronouncedDefinition
Age Enpi Uchi上げ猿臂打ちah-geh-en-pee-oo-cheeRising elbow strike...
Budo武道boo-dohThe way of the warrior...
Bujin武人boo-jee-nWarrior...
Bujutsu武術boo-joo-tsuMartial arts technique...
Bunkai分解bun-kyea) Analysis, disassembly. b) In martial arts this is sometimesreferred to as the application of a f...
Bushi武士boo-sheeWarrior...
Bushido武士道boo-shee-doha) The way of the warrior. b) Warrior code...
Chigau違うchee-gauNot exactly. It is a polite way of saying no. Commonly used in Japanese....
DanDa-na) Step b) black belt level....
Doitashimashiteどういたしましてdoh-e-tah-shee-ma-shee-teYou are welcome....
Dojo道場doh-johPlace of learning....
Domo Arigato Gozaimashitaどうもありがとうございましたdoh-moe-ah-rhee-gatoh- go-zai-ma-shee-tahThank you very much for everything....
Enpi猿臂en-peeMonkey arm, from the Chinese characters. b) Elbow, commonly used in Karate schools....
Gedan Barai下段払いgeh-dahn-bar-iLower level sweep, or lower level block....
Gendai現代gehn-dieModern. A term used for modern martial arts. (also see Koryu)...
GigheeUniform....
GogohFive....
Gyakuzuki逆突きgya-koo-zoo-keyReverse punch....
Gyakuzukidachi逆突き立ちgya-foo-zoo-key-da-chReverse punch stance....
Hachiha-chEight....

Glossary provided from "Karate is Self-Defense" by Matthew Matson, used with permission.


Karate is Self-Defense 3rd ed. Copyright © 2012 by Matthew C. Matson, All rights reserved.

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