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1[mass noun] Martial arts.
- ‘This experience gave him a further understanding of the historical roots of budo in China.’
- ‘He believed in the idea of self-sufficiency and the combination of budo and farming.’
- ‘Entering a dojo and making a career of teaching budo will create a lot of parental opposition.’
- ‘Budo must always begin and end with reigi, for without reigi, budo can never be proper budo.’
- ‘His initial enthusiasm to become a merchant in Tokyo began to fade as he set out on his preferred path of budo.’
- 1.1 The code on which martial arts are all based.
- ‘To understand the tradition and the philosophies that this style of karate-do represents, we must first visit the origin of budo and trace the path on which it was formed.’
- ‘But to my way of thinking, there is no doubt that budo is what forms the roots of aikido.’
- ‘The essential elements of budo are: the timing of heaven, the utility of earth, and the harmonization of human beings.’
- ‘I think this makes them good models for how budo and the spirit of budo can be applied to so many other areas of life as well.’
- ‘It is with this hope that we establish the Budo Charter in order to uphold the fundamental principles of traditional budo.’
Japanese budō, from bu military + dō way.
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