Definitions

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  • n. the lowest sanyaku rank of sumo wrestler, below sekiwake and above maegashira

Etymologies

Japanese (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Back in the ring, Kisenosato (2-1) went backpedaling over the edge when he got a late jump at the charge against komusubi Tochinoshin

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  • Back in the ring, Kisenosato (2-1) went backpedaling over the edge when he got a late jump at the charge against komusubi Tochinoshin (1-2), who muscled the sekiwake out in a frontal force out.

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  • Newly promoted komusubi pair Hakuba of Mongolia and Tochinoshin of Georgia will be looking to pull off some upsets as the meet progresses, centering mainly on foreign-born wrestlers in the top ranks.

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  • Meanwhile, Baruto produced an imperious display to see off komusubi Kisenosato with a series of well-placed thrusts to also stay perfect.

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  • Hakuho threw the komusubi off-balance with a series of well-placed shoves before sending him packing from the rear in the day's final bout at Osaka Prefectural

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  • Hakuho threw the komusubi off-balance with a series of well-placed shoves before sending him packing from the rear in the day's final bout at Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium.

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  • But the Estonian behemoth dug in deep and neutralized Aminishiki's (1-3) attacks before getting both arms around the komusubi and squashing him to the sandy surface to improve to 4-0.

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  • Troubled yokozuna Asashoryu marked his eagerly anticipated return to the raised ring with an enthralling opening-day win over komusubi Kisenosato at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament on Sunday.

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  • Troubled yokozuna Asashoryu marked his eagerly anticipated return to the ring with an enthralling opening-day win over komusubi Kisenosato at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament on Sunday.

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  • In other key bouts, yokozuna Hakuho also made a winning start with a routine win over komusubi Toyonoshima, Harumafuji, formerly known as Ama, was quickly shunted out from behind by second-ranked maegashira Yoshikaze, ozeki Kaio quickly took control of his bout against second-ranked Miyabiyama and marched him out from behind, Bulgarian ozeki Kotooshu also won comfortably, muscling out No. 1 maegashira Kyokutenho, and ozeki Chiyotaikai floored Kotoshogiku with a thrust-and-drag technique.

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