shiko

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 四股.

Noun[edit]

shiko (plural shiko)

  1. (sumo) One of the basic sumo exercises, in which the rikishi raises a leg high in the air to the side, then brings it down with a stamp. It is also performed on the dohyo to drive away bad spirits.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

shiko (plural shikos)

  1. A posture of prostration in Burma.

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