内掛け

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
うち
Grade: 2
か > が
Grade: S
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (uchi, inside, inner) +‎ 掛け (kake), the 連用形 (ren'yōkei, stem or continuative form) of the verb 掛ける.. The kake changes to gake as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

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内掛け (hiragana うちがけ, rōmaji uchigake)

  1. an inside leg trip
    A kimarite (winning move in sumo) when both rikishi are grappling with each other, whereby one rikishi wraps his leg around the inside of his opponent's leg, then pulls back with his leg and turns with his upper body in order to pull his opponent around and off-balance. Similar to the 大内刈 (ōuchigari) move in jūdō.

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  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3