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Japanese Terminology

Okinawa Japanese island where karate originated over 800 years ago
Karate-do Following karate as a way of life
Goju-ryu One of the Okinawa's major styles of karate literally translated as "hard-soft style"
Kobudu Use of martial arts weaponary
Dojo Sacred training hall
Gi Karate uniform
Shigoki Savage training
Kiyotsuki! Attention
Kamai Ready position
Imei Complete focus or awareness
Hajime Begin
Yamae Stop
Yasumae At ease
Seiza Sit for meditation
Mokuso Meditate
Sensei Teacher
Mon-te Okinwawan term for person who practices karate
Hito Person; Man
Kancho President
Hidari Left
Migi Right
Zenkutsu Front
Masugu Straight
Maeni Forward
Ushirone Backward
Jo Upper
Chu Mitdle
Gae Lower
Koshi Lower back power
Shizentai Natural
Kihon Basic
Ohio-gozaimas Good morning
Koninchiwa Good afternoon
Kombanba Good evening
Oyasuminasai Good night
Sayonara Good bye

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