sumo etymology

French word sumo comes from Japanese 争ふ

Detailed word origin of sumo

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
争ふ Japanese (jpn)
相撲 Japanese (jpn) A surname​. Short for : a sumo wrestler. Short for : in the Heian period, a special ceremonial sumo match held in July to help ensure a good harvest. Sumo (Japanese traditional wrestling).
sumo French (fra) Sumo. Sumotori.

Words with the same origin as sumo

Descendants of 争ふ