Rikishi meaning

(sumo) A sumo wrestler.
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Origin of rikishi

  • Japanese 力士 (りきし rikishi), from Middle Chinese 力士 (lik-dʐí), from Old Chinese 力士 (*k.rək m-s-rəʔ "man of great strength"), from 力 ("strength") + 士 ("man", "soldier").

    From Wiktionary