Thread: Hazime Hazime?
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Old 03-08-2010, 06:04 AM   #9
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Re: Hazime Hazime?

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Bob Strahinjevich wrote: View Post
Thanks Josh - much obliged.

I take it shisei means something like 'posture momentum' or 'momentum transfer' (per Google)
It just means "posture", although one way to look at the kanji compound (and this not an etymology) might be "the function of form".

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