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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
から
Grade: S

Grade: 1
kun’yomi

EtymologyEdit

Compound of (kara, Tang Dynasty; China) +‎ (te, hand), as the art was originally transmitted from China to Okinawa, and thence to mainland Japan.

NounEdit

唐手 (hiragana からて, rōmaji karate)

  1. Alternative spelling of 空手