Re: [SCA-JML] Battle Cries
>I think you are talking about "Ei! Ei! Oooooooh!" I don't know ifCheers, that's exactly what I was looking for.
>there is an actual meaning, or if it is just a type of kakigoe to get
>everyone riled up and ready to go. The problem is that it is call and
>Leader: "Ei! Ei!"
>> And finally does anyone know of any other period battle cries? IsI thought as much.
>> "banzai" ("ten thousand years") post period? I've not heard it in any
>> historical movies or read about it's use in history books, only in those
>> sources associated with the first half of the 20th century.
>I think it is period to use as a wish for the emperor, but I don't
>know about it as a battle cry. That seems very
>nationalistic--previously, most battles weren't about the emperor,
>PS: As for being quiet--not sure. People have probably been busy,In that case I'll put my thinking cap on :-)
>but feel free to start more threads!
Head Of The Fight School
- On Wed, Dec 15, 2010 at 1:47 AM, Erin Kelly <tupan4@...> wrote:
> Does anyone here know how old/applicable these expressions (learned viaThey all strike me as modern, and yet I wouldn't worry about that for
> modern Japanese pop culture) might be?
> - Yosh! (motivating exclamation before attempting something physical or
> - Yu-issho! (I think this is to motivate people working together, but I
> might be mis-hearing it.)
> - Ganbatte! (go for it/ do your best)
> - Yatta! (I did it)
purposes of the SCA; it will still add flavor to your persona. The
words are not necessarily modern, I just don't know about the