空手

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Chinese[edit]

 
emptied; leisure; air; sky; empty; in vain
hand; convenient; -er
simp. and trad.
(空手)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

空手

  1. to be empty-handed
  2. to be unarmed
  3. to be without a copy, model, diagram, blueprint, etc.

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

空手

  1. Short for 空手道 (kōngshǒudào, “karate”).

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
から
Grade: 1

Grade: 1
kun'yomi

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

空手 (hiragana からて, rōmaji karate)

  1. karate
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
くう
Grade: 1
しゅ
Grade: 1
on'yomi
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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

空手 (hiragana くうしゅ, rōmaji kūshu)

  1. being unarmed