What does the word "judo" literally mean?

"body spirit"
"gentle way"
"armless fight"
"empty hand"
The word consists of two kanji, "ju" meaning "gentle" (the same is used in "ju-jit­su", meaning "gentle skill") and "do" meaning "way" (also used in "aiki­do", often trans­lat­ed as "the Way of har­mo­nious spir­it").

Answers distribution

"body spirit"
"gentle way"
"armless fight"
"empty hand"
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flagAustralia
33%
66%
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12
flagItaly
16%
58%
8%
16%
12
flagCanada
21%
57%
14%
7%
14
flagthe United States
20%
46%
16%
16%
135
flagGermany
17%
43%
16%
22%
67
flagPoland
21%
32%
28%
17%
3312
flagUnknown
24%
32%
36%
8%
25
flagthe United Kingdom
20%
25%
27%
28%
100
flagUkraine
33%
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16%
12
flagIndia
33%
23%
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21
flagthe Netherlands
30%
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10
flagFrance
35%
7%
28%
28%
14

Gender

men37%
women30%
"body spirit"
22%
23%
"gentle way"
37%
30%
"armless fight"
23%
31%
"empty hand"
16%
14%

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Author: Riho Ishii
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