叩き込み

JapaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

The nominalized form of the verb 叩き込む (hatakikomu). The verb is a compound of two other verbs: 叩く (hataku) and 込む (komu).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

叩き込み (hiragana はたきこみ, romaji hatakikomi)

  1. (sumo) A winning technique in sumō. A technique in which dodges an opponent and one slaps their shoulder, neck, or back forcing them to fall forward.
    • 朝野新聞, January 6, 1892: 大相撲 [...] 外の海(ハタキコミ)鬼ケ谷

Usage notesEdit

  • Sumō related vocabulary.
  • May be abbreviated to 叩き (hataki)
Last modified on 1 July 2013, at 17:00