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Meaning of "wushu" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD WUSHU

From Chinese wǔ military + shú art.
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PRONUNCIATION OF WUSHU

wushu  [ˈwuːʃuː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WUSHU

noun
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preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wushu is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES WUSHU MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Wushu

Wushu may refer to: ▪ Chinese martial arts, the various martial arts of China ▪ Nanquan, a genre of Wushu developed in Southern China, aka the Southern FistWushu, a 2008 martial arts film ▪ Wushu, a modern exhibition and full-contact sport based on traditional Chinese martial arts, created in the People's Republic of China ▪ Wushu, a Chinese term that literally means "martial arts" or "military arts"...

Definition of wushu in the English dictionary

The definition of wushu in the dictionary is a general term for Chinese martial arts.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WUSHU


achoo
əˈtʃuː
cashew
ˈkæʃuː
chew
tʃuː
chou
ʃuː
choux
ʃuː
fichu
ˈfiːʃuː
Honshu
ˈhɒnʃuː
horseshoe
ˈhɔːsˌʃuː
issue
ˈɪʃuː
Kitakyushu
ˌkiːtəˈkjuːʃuː
Kiushu
ˈkjuːʃuː
Kyushu
ˈkjuːʃuː
lassu
ˈlɔːʃuː
Manchu
mænˈtʃuː
Mogadishu
ˌmɒɡəˈdɪʃuː
shoe
ʃuː
shoo
ʃuː
snowshoe
ˈsnəʊˌʃuː
tissue
ˈtɪʃuː
Wenzhou
ˈwɛnˈtʃuː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WUSHU

wukkas
wulfenite
Wulfila
wunderkind
Wundt
Wuppertal
wurley
wurlie
wurst
wurtzite
wurzel
wus
Wusih
wuss
wussier
wussies
wussiest
wussy
wuther
wuthering

WORDS THAT END LIKE WUSHU

bahu
bhikhu
buchu
catechu
Dien Bien Phu
happoshu
hu
huhu
Jehu
Machu Picchu
Netanyahu
Oahu
Penghu
saddhu
sadhu
samshu
Sesshu
skean dhu
Thimphu
Wuhu

Synonyms and antonyms of wushu in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «wushu» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WUSHU

Find out the translation of wushu to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wushu from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wushu» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

武术
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

wushu
570 millions of speakers

English

wushu
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

वुशु
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الووشو
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ушу
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

wushu
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Wushu
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

wushu
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Wushu
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

wushu
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

武術
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

무술
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wushu
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Wushu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வுஷூ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वुशु
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

wushu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

wushu
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wushu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ушу
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

wushu
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

wushu
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wushu
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

wushu
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

wushu
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wushu

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WUSHU»

The term «wushu» is quite widely used and occupies the 39.093 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WUSHU» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «wushu» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «wushu» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wushu

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WUSHU»

Discover the use of wushu in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wushu and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Mastering Wushu
Whether you are a beginner, an experienced competitor, or a coach, this book is a must for those in search of a solid source of information compiled by one of the most sought-after champions and masters of all time, Jiang Bangjun, and ...
Jiang Bangjun, Emilio Alpanseque, 2007
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Time Warp Trio: Wushu Were Here
They must rescue General Li Shimin from prison so he can defeat the awful ruler, Wang. Then they must figure out how to free Sam, who is trapped in . . . The Book.
Jon Scieszka, 2010
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Handbook of Chinese Popular Culture
A wushu symposium was also held during this world championship in Beijing, October 12-16, 1991. Apart from the theses presented by the Chinese academics , three papers were presented by foreign specialists. "Internationalizing the Value  ...
Dingbo Wu, Patrick D. Murphy, 1994
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Black Belt
"In the early 1980s when wushu first came to the United States, only the performing aspect was emphasized," he says. "Back then, nobody learned the two-person sets and chin-na (grappling) aspects of the art. Now we know that when you ...
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Black Belt
"Wushu is just a dance designed to win tournaments." "Those wushu guys can't fight; the art is just China's answer to Russia's gymnastics." "If wushu were really a traditional martial art it wouldn't have all of those fancy acrobatics." Those often  ...
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Black Belt
China officially acknowledged wushu as a competitive sport. Since then, wushu competitions have been held every year. Every physical education institute in China now offers a wushu specialty, and it is a standard part of the physical ...
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Black Belt
WUSHU. Probably one of the world's most colorful sports, it offers the beauty and ease of gymnastics, the thrill of acrobatics, the sensation of boxing and the excitement of judo —all in one competition. But Chinese wushu, like so many of its ...
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Black Belt
Full-contact sparring is a relatively new part of the wushu training program, having been introduced about two years ago after encouragement by the Chinese government. Coaches select promising forms competitors to join the fighting team.
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Black Belt
in and the striking point to be at the centerline in front of the head. Kung f u uses these kicks to brush aside the opponent's punch. Wushu, however, emphasizes the flexibility of the hip joint and height of the kick. The jump inside crescent kick is ...
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Informatics and Management Science III
Wushu. The reform of the Wushu has been focused on the competitive sports, while ignoring the development of the mass Wushu. For a long time, the Competitive Wushu and Sanda are two leading brands of Wushu, which resulted that many ...
Wenjiang Du, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WUSHU»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wushu is used in the context of the following news items.
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Snail Games' Age of Wushu Dynasty coming soon to Android
Now they want to bring popular PC game Age of Wushu to mobile – dubbing it “Age of Wushu Dynasty”, and hoping to give mobile gamers a good time in this ... «Android Community, Jun 15»
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Age of Wushu Dynasty is coming to iOS and Android
Snail Games has announced that Age of Wushu is coming to mobile devices, titled Age of Wushu Dynasty. It will be available for iOS and Android as it aims to ... «TechnologyTell, Jun 15»
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'Age of Wushu Dynasty,' the PC Martial Arts MMO, is Coming to iOS …
Age of Wushu, the PC MMO that recreates an ancient Chinese world of kung fu, is coming to iOS "soon." The game's developers, Snail Games, has recently ... «Touch Arcade, Jun 15»
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SEA Games: PH bet Parantac clinches gold in wushu
Incheon Asian Games medalist Daniel Parantac clinched the first gold in the 2015 Southeast Asian Games wushu competitions for the Philippines, narrowly ... «Inquirer.net, Jun 15»
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CryEngine DirectX 12 Game Demo at BUILD 2015 – King of Wushu
King of Wushu is a third-person fantasy martial arts multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game title for the PC that was built using Crytek's CryEngine 3. «Legit Reviews, May 15»
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Turkey opts out of European Wushu due to 'headscarf ban'
Turkey will not participate in any event organized by the EuropeanWushu Federation because of its alleged ban on women wearing headscarves, a senior ... «Anadolu Agency, Apr 15»
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Wushu to bid again for Olympic spot
"We have to undertake another bidding process," International Wushu Federation (IWUF) executive vice president Anthony Goh was quoted as saying by The ... «Reuters, Mar 15»
8
Delhi's wushu team leaves for National Games
Eleven members of the Delhi wushu team departed for Kerala to participate in the ongoing 35th National Games Wednesday. Unlike the last edition where 40 ... «Sportskeeda, Feb 15»
9
Four-month doping ban for Tai Cheau Xuen
Tai Cheau Xuen was stripped of the Asian Games gold medal she won in September after being tested positive for doping. The Wushu international governing ... «The Star Online, Dec 14»
10
These Women Martial Artists Deserve Their Own Movie Franchise …
Chinese martial art wushu has all kinds of famous practitioners on the silver screen – Jet Li and Wesley Snipes among them – but these two women at the 10th ... «People Magazine, Nov 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Wushu [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/wushu>. Jun 2022 ».
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