Way Of The Crane Martial Arts

Glossary of Japanese Words and Phrases Used in Class

Counting in Japanese

1
Ichi
ee-ch
11
Ju-Ichi
joo ee-ch
21
Ni-Ju Ichi
nee joo ee-ch
2
Ni
nee
12
Ju-Ni
joo nee
30
San-Ju
sah-n joo
3
San
sah-n
13
Ju-San
joo sah-n
40
Yon-Ju
yo-n joo
4
Shi
shee
14
Ju-Shi
joo-shee
50
Go-Ju
go joo
5
Go
go
15
Ju-Go
joo go
60
Roku-Ju
row-k joo
6
Roku
row-k
16
Ju-Roku
joo row-k
70
Nana-Ju
na-na joo
7
Shichi
shee-ch
17
Ju-Shichi
joo shee-ch
80
Hachi-Ju
ha-ch joo
8
Hachi
ha-ch
18
Ju-Hachi
joo ha-ch
90
Ku-Ju
koo joo
9
Ku
koo
19
Ju-Ku
joo koo
100
Hyaku
he-ya-koo
10
Ju
joo
20
Ni-Ju
nee joo
110
Hyaku-Ju
he-ya-koo joo

Japanese Words

Japanese
Pronunciation
Meaning
Bunkai
boon-k-eye
How a movement is done
Dan
dah-n
Adult
Hajime
ha-jee-may
Begin, Start
Kohai
ko-hi
Junior
Kyu
k-you
Child, Not yet mature
Moichido
moe-ee-chee-doe
Once More, Again
Muate
moo-ah-tay
Reverse, Turn around
Ooiyo
oh-ee-yo
Why a movement is done
Sempai
sem-pie
Senior
Sensei
sen-say
Teacher
Yameru
ya-may
Stop, End
     

Japanese Phrases

Phrase
Pronunciation
Meaning
Domo arigato gozaimasu
doe-moe ary-gah-toe goz-eye-mas
Thank you very much for...
Onegaishimasu
oh-ne-guy-shee-mas
"please watch me", Literally, "do me this favor".
Shome Ni Rei
show-men nee ray
Bow to the front
Sensei Ni Rei
sen-say nee ray
Bow to Sensei

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