The Japanese word aikidou is composed of the kanji 合 (read ai) meaning “join; meet”, 氣 (read ki) meaning “spirit”, and 道 (read dou) meaning “the way; teachings”. This version uses the archaic form of the kanji ki which is preferred by some schools. The modern form is 気 (read ki).
Translations You Can Trust: We want you to be as happy with the Japanese translation as you are with Master Takase’s beautiful art. So we have made it easy to confirm the translation for yourself by simply clicking on Aikido (aikidou) which links to the independent Jeffrey’s Japanese English Dictionary. You can also verify the translation using Yahoo’s dictionary entry Aikido (aikidou).
About The Art: This beautiful hand brushed scroll by Master Takase is personally created at the time of your order and proudly bears her seal and signature. We exclusively import this high-quality scroll with brown silk borders and fine Japanese paper from one of the finest scroll makers in Nara Japan. This is not a print but is hand brushed to match the sample as closely as possible. This is a personal work of art that is designed to last generations.
Delivery: The scroll is completed and shipped within 1-3 business days and arrives ready to display.