Origin: Jpn aikidoo, lit., the art of matching (the opponent's) spirit < ai, a fitting (< au, to fit, suit) + Sino-Jpn ki, spirit, soul + Sino-Jpn doo, way, art
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Origin: Japanese aikidō
Origin: : ai, mutual
Origin: + ki, spirit (from Middle Chinese khi)
Origin: + dō, art (from Middle Chinese daw', thaw).
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