JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 1

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, romaji karate)

  1. Alternative spelling of 空手
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