- any of various systems of self-defense originating in E Asia, such as karate or kung
fu, also engaged in as a sport (usually used in pl.)
Translations for 'martial art'
- American English: martial art A martial art is one of the methods of fighting, often without weapons, for example kung fu, karate, or judo. martial arts
- Brazilian Portuguese: arte marcial
- Chinese: 武术武术術
- European Spanish: arte marcial
- French: art martial
- German: Kampfkunst
- Italian: arte marziale
- Japanese: 格闘技
- Korean: 무술
- Portuguese: arte marcial
- Spanish: arte marcial
Example Sentences Including 'martial art'
`I used to imagine that a lot, when I was learning a martial art or practicing with weapons.
SILENT JOE (2002)