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Term Kanji Meaning
Nagae 長柄 Generic name for polearms (Yari, Naginata, Nagamaki)
Naginata 薙刀 Polearm with a short sword blade attached
Naihanchi 内畔戦 Kata: Inside Battle. Ch. Daipochin (逮坡戰), Fighting on a slope
Nakaima Kenri 仲井間憲里 Nagahama Norisato - Naha-te Pioneer. 1819-1879
Nakasone Genwa 仲宗根源和 Early Karate Historian. 6 Oct 1895 - 18 Oct 1978
Nakazato Joen 仲里常延 Shorinjiryu founder, Student of Kyan. 1922-2010
Naore 直れ Return to a neutral stance (yoi/shizen tai/Musubi Dachi)
Nekoashi Dachi 猫足立ち Cat-foot Stance
Niji Color: Rainbow
Niseishi 二十四 Kata: 24, attributed to Aragaki Seisho. Several versions (二十四步)
Nobori Kama 登り鎌 Vertical hook shaped sickle (tree pruning tool)
Nunchaku 双尺 Twin Shaku (Meaning roughly 1 foot in length)
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