Ordlist

Some common expressions…

Counting

1 Ichi
2 Ni
3 San
4 Shi/Yon
5 Go
6 Roku
7 Shichi/Nana
8 Hachi
9 Ku/Kyu
10 Ju

 

Usual terms
onegai shimasu – please, asking for something
domo arigato gozaimashita – thank you so much, for something past

ukemi – breakfall
taisabaki – displacement
kamae – stance
mae – front
ushiro – back
migi – right
hidari – left
omote – inside, in front, positive
ura – outside, in the back, negative

uke – the one who takes ukemi, the breakfall
tori – the ones who defends

Displacements/steps
ushiro tenkan – pivot backward
irimi – entering
tenkan – pivot
irimi-tenkan – entering and pivoting
kaiten – rotation

Attacks
ai hamni katate dori – grip of the wrist in the same stance
gyakyu hamni katate dori – grip of the wrist in the reverse stance
kata dori – grip of the shoulder
morote dori – grip of the wrist with both hands
ryote dori – grip of both wrists with both hands
kata dori men uchi – grip of the shoulder with hit at the head
ushiro waza – attack in the back
shomen uchi – vertical hit on the head
yokomen uchi – attack on the temple
tsuki – strike

Main techniques
ikkyo – first principle
nikyo – second principle
sankyo – third principle
yonkyo – fourth principle
gokyo – fifth principle
rokyo – sixth principle
kokyu ho
kokyu nage
shiho nage
irimi nage
kotegaeshi
uchi kaiten nage
soto kaiten nage
udekimi nage
koshi nage

Other
dojo – place to study the Do
Kamisa – main wall of the dojo
tatami – mats
keikogi – training cloths
hakama – wide pants worn on top of cloths