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12) Martial Arts Glossary




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This article is from the Martial Arts FAQ, by Matthew Weigel faq@idempot.net with numerous contributions by others.

12) Martial Arts Glossary

English:

sparring -- training with another person using actual blows

Japanese:
atemi -- a punch
do -- way
dojo -- training hall
gi -- uniform worn when training
kata -- prearranged series of movements
ki -- energy, living power, spirit
kumite -- sparring
jutsu -- art
randori -- multiple-person attacks
sensei -- teacher

Ichi (ee-chee) -- one
Ni (nee) -- two
San (sahn) -- three
Shi (shee) -- four
Go (go) -- five
Roku (row-koo) -- six
Shichi (shee-chee) -- seven
Hachi (hah-chee) -- eight
Kyu (cue) -- nine
Ju (joo) -- ten

Korean:
dobak -- uniform worn when training
dojang -- training hall
poomse -- prearranged series of movements
qi -- energy, living power, spirit (same as chi)
sohgi -- stance
chagi -- kick
chirugi -- punch
makki -- block
kyuroogi -- free sparring
gup -- grade
kihap -- yell
sah-bum-nim -- master

Hah Nah -- one
Dool -- two
Set -- three (don't aspirate
Net -- four the "t"s)
Dah Suyht -- five
Yuh Suyht -- six
Il Gop -- seven
Yah Duhl -- eight
Ah Hope -- nine
Yuhl -- ten

Chinese:
qi -- energy, living power, spirit (same as ch'i)
shifu -- teacher (also "sifu")

     Mandarin  Cantonese
        yi      yut     -- one
        er      yee     -- two
        san     som     -- three
        si      say     -- four
        wu      ng      -- five
        liu     look    -- six
        qi      chut    -- seven
        ba      bot     -- eight
        jiu     gau     -- nine
        shi     sup     -- ten




 

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