Thread: Tori vs Dori
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Old 06-08-2004, 11:16 PM   #10
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Re: Tori vs Dori

In Aikido, 'Tori' is a noun meaning the 'attacker.'

-dori is from the same verb (Toru) but the T changes to a D sound when it is not in the initial position, i.e. ai-hanmi katate-dori.

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