Definition of osaekomi-waza in English:

osaekomi-waza

noun

(also osaekomi waza)
Martial Arts
  • The technique or method of holding down one's opponent, holding techniques.

Pronunciation

osaekomi-waza

/ˌɒsʌɪˈkɒmɪˌwɑːzə/ /ˌɒsʌɪkɒmɪˈwɑːzə/ /ɒˈsʌɪkəmɪˌwɑːzə/

Origin

1930s. From Japanese osaekomi-waza from osaekomi immobilization, pinning down, hold-down (from osae, combining stem of osaeru to press down on + -komi, nominalized stem of -komu to go in) + waza art, technique, skill.