いつもの生活に世界のスパイスを。

Cafetalk Tutor's Column

Erichan 講師のコラム

5 important 相撲 Terms in English

2014年1月21日

When foreigners come to Japan, many want to see a ばしょ (sumo tournament) ~ so if you take them, here are some terms you should be familiar with.

取り組み = Bout

example: The average sumo bout last a little more than six seconds.

番付 = Wrestler Ranking Sheet

example: A new wrestler ranking sheet comes out six times a year.

相撲部屋 = Sumo Stable

example: There are many sumo stables in the Asakusa neighborhood in Tokyo.

おやかた = Stable Master

example: Many retired wrestlers become a stable master.

四股名 = Fighting Name

example: The first professional sumo wrestler from Egypt has the really cool fighting name of "Great Sandstorm" ( 大砂嵐 ).



お気軽にご質問ください!