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Age Rising Ankle Ashikubi
Agura Informal sitting with legs crossed   Arch of the foot Teisoku
Arigatoo Thank you Arm Wan
Ashi Foot, leg   Art of weapons Kobudo
Ashikubi Ankle Attacker Tori
Atama Head   Attention Kiotsuke
Ate Smash Back fist Riken
Barai Sweep, block, parry   Back fist Uraken
Bo Wooden staff Back hand Haishu
Bu Military, martial   Back of arm Naiwan
Budo Military arts, military way Back, rear Ushiro
Bunkai Interpretation of kata techniques   Backwards Ura
Choku Straight Ball of the foot Chusoku
Chudan Mid-level (abdomen)   Ball of the foot Koshi
Chude Inside to outside Basics, fundamentals Kihon
Chusoku Ball of the foot   Batons Tonfa
Dachi Stance Begin Hajime
Dan Black belt grade   Belly (spiritual center) Hara
Do The Way Belt Obi
Dojo Training hall   Black belt grade Dan
Doomo arigatoo Thank you very much (present) Block Uke
Doomo arigatoo gozaimasu Thank you very much (present)   Cat Neko
Doomo arigatoo gozaimashita Thank you very much (past) Change direction, pivot Kaette
Empi Elbow   Choke Shime
Fumikomi Stomp Class dismissed Okare
Gedan Low-level (groin, legs)   Contest Shiai
Geiko Practice Continue Woshi
Geri Kick   Crescent Mikazuki
Gi Uniform Cross Juji
Gyaku Reverse   Defender Uki
Hai Yes Double Morote
Haishu Back hand   Downwards Otoshi
Haisoku Instep of the foot Elbow Empi
Haito Ridge hand   Elbow Hiji
Hajime Begin Empty hand (combat) Karate
Hangetsu Half-moon   Eye Me
Hara Belly (spiritual center) Face towards the front Shomen ni
Hata Flag   Face towards the teacher Sensei ni
Heiwan Forearm Face towards training partner Otagai ni
Hidari Left   First grade black-belt Shodan
Hiji Elbow First master Soke
Hittsui Knee   Fist Ken
Hiza Knee Flag Hata
Ippon One point   Focus Kime
Isshin One heart Foot, leg Ashi
Jodan Upper-level (head)   Fore fist Seiken
Juji Cross Forearm Heiwan
Kaette Change direction, pivot   Forearm Ude
Kage Hook Formal bow Rei
Kagi Hook   Formal set of movements Kata
Kaishu Open hand Front Mae
Kakato Heel of the foot   Front Zenkutsu
Kaki Hook Front or founder Shomen
Kama Sickles   Groin Kin
Kamae On-guard sparring position Half point Wazari
Karate Empty hand (combat)   Half-moon Hangetsu
Karate-do The Way of Karate Hammer fist Kentsui
Karateka Karate student   Hammer fist Tettsui
Kata Formal set of movements Hand Te
Keage Snap   Head Atama
Keiko Practice Heel of the foot Kakato
Kekomi Thrust   Hook Kage
Ken Fist Hook Kagi
Kentsui Hammer fist   Hook Kaki
Ki Internal energy Horse Kiba
Kiai Spirit focusing yell   Horse Shika
Kiba Horse Informal sitting with legs crossed Agura
Kihon Basics, fundamentals   Inside (outside to inside) Uchi
Kime Focus Inside to outside Chude
Kin Groin   Instep of the foot Haisoku
Kiotsuke Attention Internal energy Ki
Kobudo Art of weapons   Interpretation of kata techniques Bunkai
Kohai Student Jumping, flying Tobi
Koken Wrist   Karate student Karateka
Kosa Switch feet Kick Geri
Koshi Ball of the foot   Knee Hiza
Kumite Practice fighting Knee Hittsui
Kyu Rank below black belt   Knife foot Sokuto
Matte Wait Knife hand Shuto
Mae Front   Left Hidari
Makiwara Punching board Line up Narande
Maware Turn around   Line up by rank Seiretsu
Mawashi Round Low-level (groin, legs) Gedan
Mawatte Turn around   Lunge Oi
Me Eye Master (5th Dan and above) Shihan
Migi Right   Meditation Mokuso
Mikazuki Crescent Meditation Zazen
Mizu Gami Water Goddess   Mentor, sponsor (relationship) Sempai
Mokuso Meditation Mid-level (abdomen) Chudan
Morote Double   Military arts, military way Budo
Mushin Unconscious action/reaction Military, martial Bu
Musubi Open   One heart Isshin
Nage Throw One point Ippon
Naiwan Back of arm   On-guard sparring position Kamae
Narande Line up Open Musubi
Neko Cat   Open hand Kaishu
Nodo Throat Open hand Tegata
Nukite Spear hand   Outside (inside to outside) Soto
Obi Belt Palm heel Shotei
Oi Lunge   Palm heel Teisho
Okare Class dismissed Please (teach me) Onegai shimasu
Onegai shimasu Please (teach me)   Practice Geiko
Otagai Training partner Practice Keiko
Otagai ni Face towards training partner   Practice fighting Kumite
Otoshi Downwards Punch Tsuki
Rei Formal bow   Punching board Makiwara
Riken Back fist Rank below black belt Kyu
Ritsurei Standing bow   Ready Yoi
Ryu Way, method Referee Shinbon
Sai Three pronged weapon   Rest, at ease Yasume
Seiken Fore fist Reverse Gyaku
Seiretsu Line up by rank   Ridge hand Haito
Seito Student Right Migi
Seiza Sitting position   Rising Age
Sempai Mentor, sponsor (relationship) Round Mawashi
Sensei Teacher   Sickles Kama
Sensei ni Face towards the teacher Side Yoko
Shiai Contest   Sitting bow Zarei
Shihan Master (5th Dan and above) Sitting position Seiza
Shika Horse   Smash Ate
Shime Choke Snap Keage
Shinbon Referee   Spear hand Nukite
Shodan First grade black-belt Spirit focusing yell Kiai
Shomen Front or founder   Stance Dachi
Shomen ni Face towards the front Standing bow Ritsurei
Shotei Palm heel   Stomp Fumikomi
Shuto Knife hand Stop Yame
Soke First master   Straight Choku
Sokuto Knife foot Strike Uchi
Soto Outside (inside to outside)   Student Kohai
Tate Vertical Student Seito
Te Hand   Sweep, block, parry Barai
Tegata Open hand Switch feet Kosa
Teisho Palm heel   Teacher Sensei
Teisoku Arch of the foot Technique Waza
Tekubi Wrist   Thank you Arigatoo
Tettsui Hammer fist Thank you very much (present) Doomo arigatoo
Tobi Jumping, flying   Thank you very much (present) Doomo arigatoo gozaimasu
Tonfa Batons Thank you very much (past) Doomo arigatoo gozaimashita
Tori Attacker   The Way Do
Tsuki Punch The Way of Karate Karate-do
Tsumasaki Toe tips   Three pronged weapon Sai
Uchi Strike Throat Nodo
Uchi Inside (outside to inside)   Throw Nage
Ude Forearm Thrust Kekomi
Uke Block   Toe tips Tsumasaki
Uki Defender Training hall Dojo
Ura Backwards   Training partner Otagai
Uraken Back fist Turn around Maware
Ushiro Back, rear   Turn around Mawatte
Wan Arm Unconscious action/reaction Mushin
Waza Technique   Uniform Gi
Wazari Half point Upper-level (head) Jodan
Woshi Continue   Vertical Tate
Yame Stop Wait Matte
Yoi Ready   Water Goddess Mizu Gami
Yoko Side Way, method Ryu
Yasume Rest, at ease   Wooden staff Bo
Zarei Sitting bow Wrist Koken
Zazen Meditation   Wrist Tekubi
Zenkutsu Front Yes Hai
      Compiled by Dmitri Gunn