手刀打ち

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Japanese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Compound of 手刀 (shutō, knife hand) +‎ 打ち (uchi, strike, hit, from the 連用形 (ren'yōkei, stem form) of verb 打つ utsu, “to hit, to strike”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɕʲɯᵝto̞ː ɯᵝt͡ɕi]

Noun[edit]

手刀打ち (hiragana しゅうとうち, romaji shutō-uchi)

  1. karate chop

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