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Old 11-15-2007, 07:01 PM   #9
L. Camejo
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Re: "Mudansha", "Kyusha", "Yukyusha"

Someone with better knowledge of the language and the traditional Japanese elements involved can probably correct me here if needed, but I am almost certain that below Sho Dan (1st level) one in fact is without rank, regardless of Kyu level. In this context mudansha makes perfect sense, unlike the others.

Just a thought.

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