taekwondo

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See also: tae kwon do

English[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Korean 태권도 (跆拳道, taegwondo), from (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".

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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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Korean 태권도 (跆拳道, taegwondo).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɑekʋondo/, [ˈt̪ɑe̞kʋo̞ndo̞]
  • Hyphenation: ta‧ek‧won‧do

Noun[edit]

taekwondo

  1. (martial arts) taekwondo

Declension[edit]

Inflection of taekwondo (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative taekwondo taekwondot
genitive taekwondon taekwondojen
partitive taekwondoa taekwondoja
illative taekwondoon taekwondoihin
singular plural
nominative taekwondo taekwondot
accusative nom. taekwondo taekwondot
gen. taekwondon
genitive taekwondon taekwondojen
partitive taekwondoa taekwondoja
inessive taekwondossa taekwondoissa
elative taekwondosta taekwondoista
illative taekwondoon taekwondoihin
adessive taekwondolla taekwondoilla
ablative taekwondolta taekwondoilta
allative taekwondolle taekwondoille
essive taekwondona taekwondoina
translative taekwondoksi taekwondoiksi
instructive taekwondoin
abessive taekwondotta taekwondoitta
comitative taekwondoineen

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

taekwondo m (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of tae kwon do

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Korean 태권도 (跆拳道, taegwondo).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

taekwondo m (uncountable)

  1. taekwondo

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