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Old 05-04-2007, 06:39 PM   #3
Haowen Chan
Location: Pittsburgh
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 91
Re: Parsing ai ki do

Koichi Tohei, "This is Aikido":

"the way to a meeting with ki"

He then says that the word "ki" can't be translated. I think replacing it with the English word "spirit" is not adequate.

A more interesting question is whether "ki aikido" makes any sense in Japanese or if it's one of those things like "Windows NT Technology" (aka Windows New Technology Technology).

Ki aikido - the way to meeting ki with ki? Sounds bogus to me....

Last edited by Haowen Chan : 05-04-2007 at 06:46 PM.
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