Definition of Shotokan in English:

Shotokan

Syllabification: Sho·to·kan
Pronunciation: /SHōˈtōkən
 
/

noun

[usually as modifier]
  • A style of karate that is popular in many countries.
    More example sentences
    • I had already studied Shotokan karate for ten years when I was first introduced to the alternative fist formation.
    • Jean Claude, when you were training in Shotokan karate back in Brussels, what did your training consist of?
    • She gained much of her early athleticism from several years in a highly competitive swimming program and was very active in the martial arts, having earned a second-degree black belt in Shotokan karate.

Origin

Japanese, from shō 'right, true' + to 'way' + kan 'mansion'.

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