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わざ

waza

Glossary Category:  Budō/General Terms , Okinawa Karate Dō/Techniques

Lit. Art, technique.  In Martial Arts, the term waza is used to describe a specific technique or proficiency level.  However, it is a common misconception to associate waza (technique) with the maturity, depth or fighting spirit of a Martial Artist.  In other words, "technique is just technique". 
See busai

脇       腋

わき

waki (1)

Glossary Category:  Okinawa Karate Dō/Anatomy

Lit. Side. This term is used to refer to the side or flank of the body.

脇       腋

わき

waki (2)

Glossary Category:  Okinawa Karate Dō/Anatomy

Lit. Armpit.

判る

わかる

wakaru

Glossary Category:  Nihongo/Basics

Lit. To understand, to grasp, to know, to realize.

動詞の変化   Doushi no henka — Verb conjugations

判りますか / わかりますか / wakarimasuka? — Do you understand?

判ります / わかります / wakarimasu — (I) understand

判りません / わかりません / wakarimasen — (I) don't understand (polite forma)

判りません / わかりません / wakaranai — (I) don't understand (informal)

判りましたか / わかりましたか / wakarimashita ka? — Did you understand?

判りました / わかりました / wakarimashita — (I) understood

判りませんてした / わかりませんてした / wakarimasen deshita — (I) did not understand

   

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