Terminology
General Terms
Agura (ah-goo-rah) : Informal sitting (legs crossed)
Aiuchi (ah-ee-oo-chee) : Simultaneous points by both opponents in a match
Aka (ah-kah) : Red (tournaments)
Ao (Ah-O-Ee (Sounds like ow in english)) : Blue (tournaments)  

Ashi waza (ah-shee wah-zah) : Kicks
Attate Iru (ah-tah-tay ih-roo) : Contact (tournaments)
Bo (boh) : Staff, used as a weapon
Budo (boo-doh) : Martial Way
Bunkai (bun-kye) : Study of Kata applications and techniques
Chakuchki (chaw-kutch-key) : Replacing
Chudan (chew-dahn) : Chest area
Chui (chew-ee) : Warning (tournaments)
Dan (dahn) : Black belt rank
Do (doh) : Way/Path
Dojo (doh-joh) : Training gym (literally : Place of the Way or of Enlightenment)
Domo Arigato (doh-moh ah-ree-gah-toe
Gozai-imasu (go-zye-ih-mah-soo) : Thank you very much (present)
Domo Arigato (doh-moh ah-ree-gah-toe)
Gozai-mashita (go-zye-mah-she-tah) : Thank you very much (past)
Embusen (ehm-boo-sahn) : Pattern of a given kata
Fujubun (foo-jew-buhn) : Not enough power (tournaments)
Fukushin Shugo (foo-koo-shin shoe-goh) : Judges conference (tournaments)
Gai-wan (gah-ee wahn) : Outer arm
Gasshuku (gas-shoe-koo) : Special training camp
Gedan (geh-dahn) : Lower area of the body
Geri (geh-rhee) : Kick
Gi (ghee) : Jacket, Training costume
Gohon-Kumite (goh-hon koo-mih-tay) : Five step basic sparring
Gokurosan (goh-koh-roh-san) : Thank you for doing what was expected of you.
Gokurosahma (goh-koh-roh-sam-mah) : Thank you for doing what was expected of you (with respect)
Hai (hi) : Yes
Haishu (hi-shoo) : Back-hand
Haisoku (hi-sow-koo) : Instep
Hajime (hah-zhim-ay) : Begin
Hanshi (hahn-she) : Head person of an organization
Hansoku (hahn-sow-koo) : Foul, a penalty in tournament
Hantei (hahn-tay) : Decision (tournaments)
Hidari (he-dah-rhee) : Left
Hiji (he-gee) : Elbow
Hikiwake (hee-kee-wah-keh) : Draw in a match
Hiza (he-zah) : Knee
Hombu-Dojo (hohm-boo doh-joh) : Central dojo of an organization
Ippon (eep-pohn) : One point in a match
Ippon kumite (eep-pohn koo-me-teh) : One point sparring
Ippon shobu (eep-pohn show-boo) : One point match, also Shobu Ippon
Iyeh (ee-yeh) : No
Jikan (gee-kahn) : Time (tournaments)
Jiyu ippon (jye-oo ih-pon) : One step sparring from free stance
Jiyu-kumite (gee-you koo-me-teh) : Free-style sparring
Jiyu-ippon (gee-you eep-pohn) :
kumite (koo-me-teh) : One step free-style sparring
Jo (joh) : 4'-5' wooden staff
Jo-sokutei (joh so-koo-teh-ee) : Raised sole, also Double Entry
Jodan (joh-dahn) : Face area
Jogai (joh-guy) : Out of bounds (tournaments)
Josokutei (joh-sue-koo-tie) : Ball of the feet
Kachi (kah-chee) : Victorious winner (tournaments)
Kaette (kah-eh-teh) : Return, or Go Back
Kaisho (kah-ee-show) : Open hand
Kakato (kah-kay-toh) : Heel
Kakuto (kah-koo-toh) : Bent-wrist
Kamae (kah-may) : Combative posture
Kamae-te (kah-mah-eh-teh) : Assume stance
Karate (kah-rah-teh) : Empty-hand fighting
Karate-Do (kah-rah-teh-doh) : The way of Karate
KarateKa (kah-rah-teh-kah) : A practitioner of Karate
Kata (kah-tah) : Forms
Keiko (kay-koh) : Training
Keiko (kay-koh) : Joined Fingertips
Keito (kay-toh) : Chicken-head wrist
Kendo (ken-doh) : Sword fighting
Kentsui (ken-tsue-ee) : Fist hammer
Ki (key) : Mind, Spirit, Energy
Kiai (key-aye) : Focusing shout, lit: "Meeting of the spirits"
Kihon (key-hohn) : Basic techniques
Kihon ippon (key-hon ih-pon) : Basic one point sparring
Kihon kumite (key-hone koo-me-teh) : Basic sparring
Kime (key-may) : Focus of power
Ki-O-Tsuke (key-oh-tsue-key) : Attention
Ko-shi (koh-she) : Ball of the foot
Kohai (koh-hye) : A student junior to oneself
Koken (koh-ken) : Wrist Joint
Kon-ban-wa (kohn-bahn-wah) : Good evening (after-daylight)
Konnichi-wa (kohn-ee-chee-wah) : Good evening (day-light hours)
Koshin (koh-shin) : Rearward
Kumite (koo-me-teh) : Sparring
Kyoshi (key-oh-she) : Master instructor
Kyu (kyoo) : White/Brown belt rank
Ma (mah) : Distance between opponents
Ma-ai (mah-aye) : Distancing
Ma-ai Ga Toh (mah-aye gah-toh) : Improper Distancing (tournaments)
Mae (may) : Front
Mae Ukemi (may oo-kehm-ee) : Front fall/roll
Makiwara (mah-key-wha-rha) : Punching board
Matte (mat-tay) : Wait
Mawaru (mah-wha-roo) : Turn around
Mawat-te (mah-wha-tay) : Turn around
Migi (me-ghee) : Right
Mo-Ichido (moh-ee-chee-doh) : Once again
Mokuso (moh-keh-so) : Silent contemplation, meditation
Moroto no kamae (moe-row-toh no kah-may) : Augmented hand combative posture
Mudansha (moo-dan-shah) : Students without blackbelt rank
Nagewaza (nah-geh-wah-zah) : Throwing techniques
Nai-wan (nah-ee wahn) : Inner arm
Nidan (nee-dahn) : Second level (black belt)
Nukete Iru (noo-keh-tay ee-roo) : Out of target (tournaments)
O-swate (oh-swah-teh) : Sit down
O-tate (oh-tah-teh) : Stand up
Obi (oh-bee) : Training uniform belt
Ohiyo Gozaimasu (oh-ha-yoh go-zye-mah-soo) : Good morning
Onegai-shimasu (oh-nih-guy-she-mah-soo) : Please teach me. lit : I make a request
Osu (oh-soo) : Greeting
Oyasumi nasai (oh-yah-soo-me nah-sigh) : Good night (upon departing)
Oyo (oh-yoh) : Study of techiques in kata, like Bunkai but including follow-ups
Rei (ray) : Bow
Reigi (ray-ghee) : Ettiquette, also Reishiki
Reishiki (ray-she-key) : Ettiquette, also Reigi
Renshi (rehn-she) : Polished instructor
Renzoku waza (rehn-zoh-koo wah-zah) : Combination techniques
Sanbon kumite (san-bohn koo-me-teh) : Three step sparring
Sanbon-zuki (san-bohn zoo-key) : Three step sparring, one hand blocks three punch combination
Sandan gi (san-dahn gee) : Basic sparring adapted from Gekisai kata
Sandan kumite (san-dahn koo-me-teh) : Three step, three level sparring
Seiza (sigh-zah) : A proper sitting position, on one's knees, between the heels
Sempai (sehm-pye) : A senior student
Sensei (sehn-seh-ee) : Instructor
Shiai (shee-ah-ee) : Match
Shihan (shee-han) : Formal title, Master Instructor, or Teacher of Teachers
Shiho-wari (she-hoh wah-rhee) : Breaking boards on four sides to test power
Shimpan (sheem-pahn) : Referee in a match
Shiro (she-roh) : White (tournaments)
Shizen dachi (she-zen dah-chee) : Natural combative posture
Shizen-tai (she-zen tah-ee) : Natural position
Shomen (show-men) : The front
Sore made (soh-reh mah-deh) : End of Match
Suki (sue-key) : Opening
Tachi (tah-chee) : Stances
Tachi zen (tah-chee zen) : Standing meditation
Tai Sabaki (tye sah-bah-key) : Body movement
Taiming Go Osoi (tye-ming goh oh-sue-ee) : Not proper timing (tournaments)
Tameshi-wari (tah-meh-she-wah-rhee) : Test of technique's power
Tanden (tahn-den) : Navel
Tandoku Renshu (tan-doh-koo ren-shoe) : Preparatory exercise
Te waza (teh wah-sah) : Hand attacks
Tenshin (ten-shin) : Moving, shifting
Tome (toh-may) : Return to original postion
Tonfa (tohn-fah) : Farm tool developed into weapon by Okinawans
Toranai (toh-rah-nye) : No point (tournaments)
Torite (toh-ree-teh) : Escape methods
Uchi Deshi (oo-chee deh-she) : A live-in student
Ukete Iru (oo-keh-tay ee-roo) : Blocked (tournaments)
Ushiro (oo-she-row) : Back, rear
Wan (wahn) : Arm
Waza (wah-zah) : Techniques
Waza-ari (wah-zah ah-ree) : Half-point in a match
Yame (yah-may) : Stop
Yasume (yah-soo-me) : At ease
Yoi (yoy) : Ready
Yoko (yoh-koh) : Side
Yowai (yow-wah-ee) : Weak focus (tournaments)
Yudansha (you-dahn-shah) : Black belt holder(any rank)
Zanshin (zahn-shin) : Following through technique, lit: remaining mind/heart
Zenshin (zehn-shin) : Forward
Zazen (zah-zen) : Meditation
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