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Otagai ni Rei Definition

What Does Otagai ni Rei Mean?

Otagai ni Rei

o·ta·gai ni rei

\’ō-tȯ-gī\ ‘nē\ ˈrā\
noun

Definition: The term used for a bow in karate. It is traditional for students to bow to their sensei as a sign of respect. It is also traditional to bow to an opponent before and after combat.

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