karate

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 空手 (karate), from 唐手 (karate), from Okinawan 唐手 (tūdī, Chinese hand).

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Noun[edit]

karate (uncountable)

  1. An Okinawan martial art involving primarily punching and kicking, but additionally, advanced throws, arm bars, grappling and all means of fighting.

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Verb[edit]

karate (third-person singular simple present karates, present participle karateing, simple past and past participle karated)

  1. (transitive, informal) To attack (somebody or something) with karate or similar techniques.

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 空手 (karate), from 唐手 (karate), from Okinawan 唐手 (tūdī, empty hand).

Noun[edit]

karate (uncountable)

  1. karate

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

karate n

  1. karate

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 空手.

Noun[edit]

karate

  1. karate

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 空手 (karate).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑrɑte/
  • Hyphenation: ka‧ra‧te

Noun[edit]

karate

  1. (martial arts) karate

Declension[edit]

Inflection of karate (Kotus type 8/nalle, no gradation)
nominative karate
genitive karaten
partitive karatea
illative karateen
singular plural
nominative karate
accusative nom. karate
gen. karaten
genitive karaten
partitive karatea
inessive karatessa
elative karatesta
illative karateen
adessive karatella
ablative karatelta
allative karatelle
essive karatena
translative karateksi
instructive
abessive karatetta
comitative

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 空手, from 唐手 (karate), from Okinawan 唐手 (tūdī, empty hand).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

karate n (genitive singular karates, no plural)

  1. karate

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

karate

  1. Rōmaji transcription of からて

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 空手 (karate)

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karate n (indecl)

  1. karate

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 空手, from 唐手 (karate), from Okinawan 唐手 (tūdī, empty hand).

Noun[edit]

karàte m (Cyrillic spelling кара̀те) (not inflected)

  1. karate

Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

kárate

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 空手 (karate), from 唐手 (karate), from Okinawan 唐手 (tūdī, empty hand).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

karate m (uncountable)

  1. (martial arts) karate