aikido

[ ahy-kee-doh; Japanese ahy-kee-daw ]SEE DEFINITION OF aikido
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Aikido, The Way of Harmony, teaches tranquility in the use of force, and compares it to the calm in the eye of a hurricane.

WORD ORIGIN

Japanese art of self-defense, 1936, literally "way of adapting the spirit," from Japanese ai "together" + ki "spirit" + do "way, art," from Chinese tao "way."

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