叩き込み

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The nominalized form of the verb 叩き込む (hatakikomu). The verb is a compound of two other verbs: 叩く (hataku) and 込む (komu).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

叩き込み (hiragana はたきこみ, romaji hatakikomi)

  1. (sumo) A winning technique in sumō. A technique in which dodges an opponent and one slaps their shoulder, neck, or back forcing them to fall forward.
    • 朝野新聞, January 6, 1892: 大相撲 [...] 外の海(ハタキコミ)鬼ケ谷

Usage notes[edit]

  • Sumō related vocabulary.
  • May be abbreviated to 叩き (hataki)