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Old 01-05-2013, 11:30 AM   #60
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Re: Shiro Omiya Shihan on "Aiki"

Christopher Li wrote: View Post
About the same time.

All I'm saying is that suggesting a word that is already in common usage is substantially different from coming up with a new term.


Alright, I'll be clear. I meant to say, Deguchi liked the word "Aiki". I do not believe that he invented the word "Aiki". But I do believe Deguchi was more interested in his own views on how the word could be used than what anyone else might have meant by the word. I would also like to say Deguchi's influence can't be easily dismissed.

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