Definition of wushu in English:


Syllabification: wu·shu
Pronunciation: /ˈwo͞oSHo͞o


  • The Chinese martial arts.
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    • Jakartans were also treated to presentation of a local traditional music called Campursari Betawi with a mix of Chinese martial art wushu in its newly-added Kampung Betawi area.
    • As if that weren't enough, she is a former national champion of the Chinese martial-arts discipline of wushu.
    • Currently, there are at least five martial arts in Indonesia that stage women's fighting events: judo, karate, pencak silat, taekwondo and wushu.


from Chinese wǔshù, from 'military' + shù 'art'.

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