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Meaning of BUSHIDO

Pronunciation:  'booshee'do

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  traditional code of the Japanese samurai which stressed courage and loyalty and self-discipline and simple living
 

BUSHIDO is a 7 letter word that starts with B.

 

 See Also: code, codification

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bu"shi`do`\ (b[=oo]"sh[=e]`d[=o]`), n. [Jap. bu
military + shi knight + d[=o] way, doctrine, principle.]
The unwritten code of moral principles regulating the actions
of the Japanese knighthood, or Samurai; the chivalry of
Japan.

      Unformulated, Bushido was and still is the animating
      spirit, the motor force of our country.  --Inazo
                                               Nitob['e].

 

 

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