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]

Borrowing 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

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

karate n ‎(genitive singular karates, no plural)

  1. karate

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

karate

  1. rōmaji reading 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]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ka̠ˈɾa̠.te̞]

Noun[edit]

karate m ‎(plural uncountable)

  1. (martial arts) karate