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16:52 Jun 20, 2001
English to Japanese translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase:Precepts (Dojo Kun?) for a Peaceful World
To be used in a martial arts class. I just need the title translated in japanese.
Explanation: The above is the literal translation where the translation of precept is "kyoukun" precept or teaching (such as the teachings Confucius) You might also consider
世界平和のための教訓 Sekai heiwa no tame no kyoukun
Precepts for World Peace
世界平和への道 Sekai heiwa he no michi
The Path to World Peace
The latter is a very natural phrase that you will see on many places on the internet such as www.taiyonokai.co.jp/sisin.html
And since it uses the word "mich," path or the "Dou" of Dojo, (And the "Dao" of Daoism or the "do" of "Judo"), it does not seem in appropriate for the title of a speech.
But if you are talking about some specifc rules then 教訓 kyoukun = precepts, or 法則 housoku =rules is better.
Explanation: Sorry! I missed your suggestion "Dojo kun." That would be fine - it means the precepts of (this) practice hall, and it is used variously at the top of lists stating the basic philosophy of martial arts train centres such as