( Indonesia )
Kata Ryu - te adalah gabungan dari dua kanji :
The word Ryu-te is a combination of two kanji:
琉 - Ryu - precious stone (Lapis Lazuli) 琉 (Ryu) Is the first character 琉球 (Ryukyu) Which is the name originally associated with the islands now known as Okinawa. Oyata chose to use this character to respect the Ryukyu kingdom and the aim of developing a peaceful and productive society. In addition, Ryu can mean "floating", which is intended to give an idea of how both hands must move during engineering and peace of mind.
手 - Te-Hand, arm 手 (Te?) Is a word for "hand" which points back to both parts of the body as well as the Okinawan martial arts of the same name (Te).