Make Our Dictionary Yours
Sign up for our weekly newsletters and get:
By signing in, you agree to our Terms and Conditions
We'll see you in your inbox soon.
Japanese kendō ken sword (from Middle Chinese kiam`) (also the source of Mandarin jiàn) dō way aikido
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Japanese 剣道 (kendō, “the way of the sword”), from Middle Chinese 劍 (kjæ̀m, “sword”) + 道 (dáu, “way”).
There is a great deal to be learned from watching him do kendo no kata.
I felt we both showed some of our best kendo.
A topic close to Wilf's heart is how to introduce and develop kendo for beginners.
They are intended to prepare beginners for shinai kendo in armor, rather than to keep in touch with the traditions of kendo in armor, rather than to keep in touch with the traditions of kendo.
Devised by the Zen Nippon kendo Renmei, this features use of the bokuto to learn basic shinai kendo techniques.
Find similar words to kendo using the buttons