The names and pronunciation and Kanji terms found in the practices, training and exercises in Aikido  and some general Japanese martial arts practices.

 

 稽古 (Keiko) Practice & Training Terms

KanjiRomajiRough Translation
合わせ
a.wa.seBlending/ Harmonizing
動作do.saAction/ Movement
合掌ga.shoUnite Palms (pray)
hoMethod/ Rule/ Law/ Principle
kataForm / Shape
 稽古kei.koPractice/ Training
魂の稽
kon.no.kei.ko“Diamond” yang/ Solid  Training
柔の稽古
juu.no.kei.ko“willow” soft/ flexible  Training
流の稽古
ryu.no.kei.ko“water” fluid/ free  Training
気の稽古
ki.no.kei.ko“air” energy/ spirit  Training
 kiEnergy, Spirit
基本ki.hon Basics/ Fundamentals
瞑想
mei.so
Meditation
目潰しme.tsubu.shiDistracting The Eyes
目付me.tsukeEye Contact/ Gaze

misogipurification
黙想moku.soSilent Meditation
無心mu.shinempty mind, innocence
守破離shu.ha.riobey, digress, separate. the three stages from learning to mastery
reibow
礼式rei.shi.kietiquette
捌きsaba.kiHandling (Of Something)
体操tai.so“body hardening”, body improvement exercise
wazatechnique/ skill
残心zanshinremaining mind
 

 

 儀式と準備運動 gishiki to junbi undo

Rituals And Preparation Exercises

KanjiRomajiRough Translation
   

舟漕ぎ運動

fune.ko.gi.undoboat rowing exercise
天の鳥船の御 

 ame.no.tori.

fune.no.gyo

 heavenly bird ship
 振りの御 furi.tama.no.gyo  Soul shaking
 準備体操junbi.taiso Warm up exercises
鏡開き
kagami.bira.kiopening the mirror New Year ceremony
基本動作
ki.hon.dosabasic movements
言霊
koto.damaChanted Words
瞑想
mei.so.ho
Meditation Practice
座禅za.zensitting meditation