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The Hiki, and Swords from Royal Possession

The following article is based on a chapter first published in my work “Karate 1.0” (2013). The Hiki of Old Ryūkyū A term of interest frequently appears in historical sources of the Ryūkyū Kingdom. It is the term Hiki ヒキ(引). … Continue reading

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8. Generation Gima Pēchin Shinji 儀間親雲上眞時

Names and DOB Childhood name: Shinshi眞市 Chinese-style name: Ma Sagen 麻作愿 Born: as the firstborn son, 1612 (?) -01-05 Family Father: Shinshi 眞之 Mother: Magami 眞龜 of the Kin-clan 金氏 Wife: Mamichi 眞滿, daughter of Kuniyoshi Pēchin Shinshun 國吉親雲上眞春 of the Sa-clan 査氏 … Continue reading

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