First published 1/20/21 with many thanks to Kei Kubota for his efforts editing and enriching this resource for our dojo.
Ichi - one
Ni - two
San - three
Shi, Yon - four
Go - five
Roku - six
Shichi, Nana - seven
Hachi - eight
Ku, Kyū - nine
Jū – ten
-dachi - Stance
Fudō-dachi - Immovable stance. Sōchin stance.
Gankaku-dachi - Crane stance, with raised foot's instep touched on the back of supporting leg’s knee.
Hachiji-dachi/Hanoji-dachi - Open leg stance, with toes open. Japanese letter ハ (hachi/ha) shape.
Hangetsu-dachi - Half moon stance. Similar to Sanchin-dachi, but longer/wider.
Heisoku-dachi - Closed-feet stance (heels and toes together).
Heikō-dachi - Open leg stance, with feet parallel.
Kiba-dachi - Horse-riding stance, straddle-leg stance with feet parallel.
Kōkutsu-dachi - Back stance.
Kōsa-dachi - X stance/Crossed stance.
Moto-dachi - Free sparring stance. Narrower than Zenkutsu-dachi, with weight even.
Musubi-dachi - Attention stance (heels together, toes open).
Neko-ashi-dachi - Cat stance.
Renoji-dachi - L stance. Japanese letter レ(re) shape.
Sanchin-dachi - Hourglass stance.
Sagi-ashi-dachi - Crane stance, with raised foot's arch touched on the side of supporting leg’s knee.
Shiko-dachi - Sumo stance, straddle-leg stance with toes open.
Shizen-tai - Natural stance. Same as Hachiji-dachi/Hanoji-dachi.
Teiji-dachi/Chōji-dachi - T stance. Japanese letter 丁 (tei/chō) shape.
Uchi-hachiji-dachi/Uchi-hanoji-dachi - Open leg stance, with toes inward.
Zenkutsu-dachi - Front stance.
Uke - Block (literally "To receive").
Age Uke - Rising block.
Awase Uke - Combined block.
Gedan-barai - Downward block, low sweeping block.
Haishu Uke - Backhand block (a block using the back of the hand).
Haitō Uke - Ridge-hand block.
Jūji Uke - X-block.
Kaishō Uke - Open hand block.
Kake Uke - Hook block.
Kakiwake Uke - Wedge block.
Keitō Uke - Chicken head block.
Manji Uke - Gedan-barai + Jōdan Uchi Uke with back stance.
Mikazuki-geri Uke - Block with crescent kick.
Morote Uke - Augmented block.
Osae Uke - Pressing block.
Shutō Uke - Knife hand block.
Soto Uke - Outside block.
Tate Shutō Uke - Vertical knife hand block.
Tettsui Uke - Hammer fist block.
Uchi Uke - Inside block.
Yama Uke - Mountain block.
Tsuki/-zuki - Punch.
Age-zuki - Rising punch.
Awase-zuki - U-punch.
Choku-zuki - Straight punch.
Dan-zuki - Double punches with the same fist.
Gyaku-zuki - Reverse punch.
Hasami-zuki - Scissor punch.
Heikō-zuki - Parallel punch.
Kagi-zuki - Hook punch.
Kizami-zuki - Jab Punch.
Morote-zuki - Augmented punch.
Oi-zuki - Lunge punch, chasing punch.
Ren-zuki - Double punches with alternative fists.
Tate-zuki - Punch with a vertical knuckle.
Ura-zuki - Upper punch (delivered with the palm above) .
Yama-zuki - Mountain punch.
Keri/-geri - Kick.
Harai/-barai - Sweep.
Ashi-barai - Foot/Leg sweep.
Fumikomi-geri - Stamping kick.
Kakato-geri - Heel kick.
Keage - Snap kick.
Kekomi - Thrust kick.
Mae-geri - Front kick.
Mawashi-geri - Roundhouse kick.
Mikazuki-geri - Crescent moon kick.
Nami-gaeshi - Returning wave kick.
Nidan-geri - Double kick.
Tobi-geri - Jump kick.
Ura-mawashi-geri - Reverse roundhouse kick. Kake-geri.
Ushiro-geri - Back kick.
Ushiro-mawashi-geri - Back spin kick.
Yoko-geri - Side kick.
Arigatō - Thank you.
Arigatō Gozaimashita - Thank you very much.
Bunkai - Analysis, application of kata.
Chūdan - Mid-section.
Dan - Step.
Dō - Way/path.
Dōgi - Training uniform. Keiko-gi.
Dōjō - Literally, "Place of the way." The place where martial arts are practiced.
Gedan - Lower section.
Gyaku - Reverse.
Hai - Yes.
Hajime - Begin.
Hidari - Left.
Hikite - Pulling hand.
Iie - No.
Jōdan - Upper level.
Kamiza - Seats for seniors.
Karate - Empty hand.
Karate-dō - The way of the empty hand.
Karate-ka - A practitioner of karate.
Kata - A prescribed sequence of techniques against imaginary opponents.
Kiai - A shout. A spirit. (Literally means to concentrate "ki.")
Kihon - Something which is fundamental. Basic techniques.
Kime - Focus of power (concentration of spirit and body to make a decisive technique)
Kiotsuke - Attention.
Kyū - Class. Any rank below shodan (first degree black belt).
Maai - Distance.
Mawatte - Turn around.
Migi - Right.
Mokusō - The command given at the meditation before/after the training session, which means clear your mind.
Obi - Belt.
Oss - A greeting.
Rei - Bow.
Reigi - Manners.
Sahō - Etiquette.
Seiza - Sitting down neatly/formally.
Sempai - One's senior.
Sensei - Teacher.
Shodan - First step, first degree black belt.
Shōmen - Front, front of the dojo.
Shūgō - Gather, assemble.
Tai Sabaki - Body shifting/evasion.
Waza - Technique(s), skill.
Yame - Stop.
Yōi - Preparation.