muay thai


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mu·ay thai

 (mo͞o′ī′ tī′)
n.
A form of kickboxing that is traditional in Thailand and includes blows using the elbow and knee.

[Thai muai thai : muai, boxing + thai, Thai.]

Muay Thai

(ˈmuːeɪ ˈtaɪ)
n
(Martial Arts (other than Judo & Karate) & Combat Sports) a martial art developed in Thailand in which blows may be struck with the fists, elbows, knees, and shins
Translations
Muay Thai
Muay Thai
muaj-tajotaja piedboksado
Muay thai
ムエタイ
Muay ThaiThaiboksen
boks tajski
มวยไทย
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