taekwondo

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Korean 태권도 ‎(taegwondo) (跆拳道). ‎(tae, to kick or destroy with the foot). ‎(gwon, to punch with the fist). ‎(do, way). Hence, taekwondo is loosely translated as "the way of kicking and punching".

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Noun[edit]

taekwondo ‎(uncountable)

  1. A martial arts form which originated in Korea known for its elaborate kicking techniques. The sparring aspect is a recognised Olympic sport.

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

taekwondo m (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of tae kwon do

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Korean 태권도 ‎(taegwondo) (跆拳道).

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Noun[edit]

taekwondo m ‎(uncountable)

  1. taekwondo

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