one of the five student grades for inexperienced competitors
a student in the kyu grades Compare dan2
noun the Japanese martial art of archery, involving rhythmic movements and meditative concentration Word Origin 1933; Japanese kyu bow do way
[kee-oo-shoo; Japanese kyoo-shoo] /kiˈu ʃu; Japanese ˈkyu ʃʊ/ noun 1. an island in SW Japan. 15,750 sq. mi. (40,793 sq. km). /ˈkjuːʃuː/ noun 1. an island of SW Japan: the southernmost of Japan’s four main islands, with over 300 surrounding small islands; coalfield and chemical industries. Chief cities: Fukuoka, Kitakyushu, and Nagasaki. Pop: 14 786 […]
[ki-zil] /kɪˈzɪl/ noun 1. a city in and the capital of the Tuva Autonomous Republic, in the S Russian Federation in Asia. [too-vuh] /ˈtu və/ noun 1. an autonomous republic in the Russian Federation in Asia: formerly an independent republic in Mongolia. 65,810 sq. mi. (170,500 sq. km). Capital: Kyzyl.
[ki-zil koom, koo m] /kɪˈzɪl ˈkum, ˈkʊm/ noun 1. a desert in S Asia, SE of the Aral Sea, in Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. About 90,000 sq. mi. (233,100 sq. km). /Russian kiˈzil ˈkum/ noun 1. a desert in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan