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Old 04-04-2009, 07:01 PM   #13
Erick Mead
 
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Re: The etymology of Kote Gaeshi

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David Soroko wrote: View Post
I have no Japanese, so I can not argue with this. However, this is not what is called a "hand" in English.
If it makes you feel any better, it is not in Chinese, either-- 手 is a (rough) drawing of, well, -- a hand -- and it means -- well, just "hand."

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Erick Mead
一隻狗可久里馬房但他也不是馬的.
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