Definition of aikijutsu in English:

aikijutsu

Pronunciation /ʌɪkiˈdʒʊtsuː/

noun

(also aiki-jitsu)
Martial Arts
  • A Japanese system of martial arts techniques, which was later simplified to become aikido.

Origin

1950s. From Japanese aikijutsu, probably a contraction of aiki-jūjutsu from aiki (in budo) achieving a balance between an opponent's power and one's own + jūjutsu. Compare also Japanese aiki-bujutsu.