answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer

There are two symbols that make up the word karate. Te is translated as hand. The character Kara can be translated in two ways, either empty or China. In the 1930's the Okinawa masters gathered and agreed that they would use the word empty for the art.

User Avatar

Wiki User

13y ago
This answer is:
User Avatar
More answers
User Avatar

Wiki User

14y ago

i think karate is a Japanese word it means empty handed.

This answer is:
User Avatar

User Avatar

Wiki User

9y ago

a belt or a karate belt in Japanese is called obi

This answer is:
User Avatar

User Avatar

Wiki User

15y ago

Karate dojo.

This answer is:
User Avatar

User Avatar

Wiki User

14y ago

空手

This answer is:
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: What is a karate belt called in Japanese?
Write your answer...
Submit
Still have questions?
magnify glass
imp
Related questions

What is karate belt called in Japanese?

It is called an obi


What is a karate award called?

belt


What is a red belt teacher called?

a teacher in karate is called a "sensei" (meaning teacher in Japanese - pronounced sen-sey) but to be a sensei you have to be a black belt. so a red belt teacher shouldn't exist, and if they do they won't be very good as red is only the second belt


What is a person who does karate called?

A person who does judo is called a Judoka (student) or a Sensei (teacher).


What do you call an uke in karate?

Karate blocks are called uke in Japanese. We pronounce it as "ooke"


What is karate is it jaanese or russian?

karate is Japanese


What is the next kaigan karate belt after white?

the next kaigan karate belt after white is orange


What is the name of the a belt used by Japanese?

a kimono belt is called an obi


In Okinawa is Shotokan karate called Shotokan?

Japanese Shotokan Karate is taught on Okinawa. The roots of Shotokan are in Shorin Ryu karate, most of the kata can be identified as being the same.


What is a fun fact for karate?

Karate is a Japanese word.


What sport is called empty hand?

Empty hand is Karate, a Japanese martial art.


What is a ceromonial belt in Karate?

The belt in karate is called an obi. The color scheme for promotions is based on the judo system developed in Japan. The belts provide a visible means for an instructor to tell what level the student is at and what they are learning.