==Etymology== Budō is a compound of the root bu (武:ぶ), meaning war or martial; and dō (道:どう), meaning path or way. Specifically, dō is derived from the Buddhist Sanskrit mārga (meaning `path`). The term refers to the idea of formulating propositions, subjecting them to philosophical critique and then following a `path` to realize...
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`Martial Arts” `Way of the Warrior”
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Martial way or Path (Tao in chinese)
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martial way or path. "Bu" literally means to stop a spear. "Do" means way or path.
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Martial way. The Japanese character for "BU" (martial) is derived from characters meaning "stop" and (a weapon like a) "halberd." In conjunction, then, "BU" may have the connotation "to stop the halberd." In Karate, there is an assumption that the best way to prevent violent conflict is to emphasize the cultivation of individual character. The way ...
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Term occasionally used in the Edo Period to describe the study of the martial arts; in modern usage, a reference to the martial arts.
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