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tedehara
11-16-2005, 06:07 AM
Aikido has been described as The Art of Peace. However are there any real linguistic arguments for translating
:ai:
:ki:
:do:
into English as "The Art of Peace" or is this all interpetation?

Dazzler
11-16-2005, 06:54 AM
I don't believe there are any linguistic arguments for this.

Its just a strap line.

Horse-racing is known as the 'sport of kings'. ...but it means racing with horses!

D

Chuck.Gordon
11-16-2005, 07:08 AM
I _think_ the 'art of peace' label comes from some of John Stevens' works, and hinges on a comment by Ueshiba. However, as a translation, no, it don't work a'tall.

senshincenter
11-16-2005, 09:21 AM
I don't believe there are any linguistic arguments for this.

Its just a strap line.

Horse-racing is known as the 'sport of kings'. ...but it means racing with horses!

D


Great post. :)