sonkyo

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 蹲踞 (sonkyo), from Middle Chinese 蹲踞 (MC d͡zuən kɨʌH).

Noun[edit]

sonkyo (plural sonkyo)

  1. (sumo) The calm, straight-backed squat, following the shiko exercises, in mental preparation for the tachiai