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[すもう(相撲)]
sumou
noun

Alternate Written Forms:

[すもう(角力)]
sumou
[すまい(相撲)]
sumai
[すまい(角力)]
sumai

English Meaning(s) for 相撲

noun
  1. sumo wrestling
  2. wrestler; rikishi

Definition and Synonyms for 相撲

Sumo a Japanese form of wrestling
Synonyms: 大相撲, 相撲, 角力
Sumo Wrestler a wrestler who participates in sumo (a Japanese form of wrestling)
Synonyms: 力士, 相撲, お相撲さん, 相撲取り, 角力, 関取
Sumo you lose if you are forced out of a small ring or if any part of your body (other than your feet) touches the ground
Synonyms: 大相撲, 相撲, 角力

Meanings for each kanji in 相撲

inter-; mutual; together; each other; minister of state; councillor; aspect; phase; physiognomy Kanji Details »
slap; strike; hit; beat; tell; speak Kanji Details »

Categories 相撲 is a member of

Sport the occupation of athletes who compete for pay
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Wrestling the sport of hand-to-hand struggle between unarmed contestants who try to throw each other down
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Grappler combatant who tries to throw opponent to the ground
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Sample Sentences for 相撲

Have you ever watched sumo wrestling?
You know quite a lot about Sumo.
Two hundred fifty kilograms is an extraordinary weight even for a sumo wrestler.
Sumo wrestling is a traditional Japanese sport.
Your sister enjoys watching sumo wrestling on TV.

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