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Postby Philippe » Mon 02.21.2005 7:38 am

(I'm sorry I can't type Japanese characters at this computer, everything is Romaji)
In my sport, aikido, we use many Japanese names to identify techniques. I have the meaning and the kanji of most techniques figured out,

The attack of grabbing one arm with one hand is called kata-te-dori (I looked up the kanji for that). Grabbing two hands is ryo-te-dori (still fine with that). Now the one I can't figure out is "moro-te-dori". My teacher tells me it means grabbing one hand with both hands, but I can't find the kanji or the meaning of "moro".

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RE: martial arts

Postby Mukade » Mon 02.21.2005 8:45 pm

Moro-te is often written with the same characters for Ryo-te, it's just a different reading.
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RE: martial arts

Postby ShadowKun » Tue 02.22.2005 8:09 am

Aikido is an art, not a sport...
I take Aikido as well. Quit 1 year ago because of no money, but planning to go again.
I am sure you said those right. ^_^
I may be normal but I don\'t think so.
I\'ve been studying Japanese for 4 years, but forgot 2 years of it!! aghhh stupid spanish class sucked all of my japanese memory out...
Oh well. Expect me to correct people on thier grammar etc.
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RE: martial arts

Postby Philippe » Fri 02.25.2005 4:11 pm

You're right. It's not a sport. My wrong.
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