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Old 02-22-2005, 07:02 PM   #15
Peter Goldsbury
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Re: kata dori vs. katate dori

Mike Sigman wrote:
Oh, that use of "ki". I thought we were talking about the single character, not the inclusive.

Well, I was talking about single characters, but not just the middle character used in 'ai-KI-DOU'. Mr Jennings mentioned Japanese being a language of homophones and I take this to mean the same sound, but different characters / meanings. Writing the same character in different ways adds a further dimension to the problem.


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