Ashi: Foot or Leg
Ashi Garami: To coil your leg around opponent’s leg
Do: The way
Gake: Hook and break
Hadaka: Naked; Bare
Hajime: Begin; First
Hane: Spring; Jump
Hansoku Make: Loss by violation of rules
Hantai: Opposite; Reverse
Hiki Wake: Draw; Tie; Even
Ippon: One point
Itami Wake: Win by injury to opponent
Jigotai: Standing in a defensive position
Jime: Strangle; Choke
Jogai: Outside area
Judogi: Judo Uniform
Judoka: Judo person
Kami: Upper Body
Kata: Prearranged form of Judo principles and techniques.
Kodokan: Judo Headquarters in Tokyo, Japan
Kumi Kata: Method of grasping opponent.
Kuzushi: Breaking opponent’s balance
Maitta: Surrender; To give up
Maki Komi: Winding throw; to throw by rolling your body to the ground with opponent.
Morote: Both arms
Nage Waza: Throwing Techniques
Newaza: Grappling Techniques
O: Major; Great
Osae Komi Toketa: Command from Referee that hold is broken and time should stop.
Osae Komi Waza: Holding techniques
Otoshi: Drop down
Randori: Free practice
Renzoku Waza: Combination techniques
Ritsu Rei: Bowing from standing position
Sasae: Prop; Support
Shiho: Four corners
Shime: Strangle; Choke
Shinpan: Referee; Umpire
Shizentai: Natural standing position
Sonomama: Command from Referee to freeze and not move.
Sore made: Command from Referee that time has expired.
Sukoshi: A little
Sukui: Scoop up
Sutemi: Self sacrifice; To throw opponent by throwing yourself.
Tai Sabaki: Pivoting
Toketa: Command from Referee when hold is broken.
Tori: Person who does the throwing.
Tsukuri: Preparation to throw; Placing yourself in proper position at correct time to throw your opponent.
Tsumasaki: Toes and ball of your feet.
Tsuri: Pull and lift in circular motion.
Uchi Komi: Practicing form by repeating technique many times with partner.
Uke: Person who is being thrown in kata.
Ukemi: Method of falling
Ushiro: Back; Backwards
Wazaari: Half point
Yoshi: Go; All right
Yusei Gachi: Win by superiority
Zarei: Bowing from a kneeling position.
Ashi: Foot or Leg