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Old 08-31-2010, 05:37 PM   #7
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Re: Question about the renaming of ikkajo to ikkyo (philosphy)

Kevin Peters wrote: View Post
I had to ask my wife about this one, but she has never seen 教士 before. She tells me it's not a word.
Actually, 教士 is a valid term, although it may be considered to be jargon within the budo world:

The first few sentences from the above article states (my quick, loose translation) that the term 教士 is a title awarded by the Dai Nihon Butokukai with its rank just below that of 範士 (hanshi) and just above 錬士 (renshi).

Hope that helps,

-- Jun

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