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, Jap. Ryukyu-retto or Nansei-shoto [southwest group], archipelago (1990 est. pop. 1,500,000), c.1,850 sq mi (4,790 sq km), SW Japan, in the W Pacific Ocean.
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At the same time, Comic Book suggests the possibility of the woman being T'Challa's sister and female Black Panther Shuri.
This is confirmed by the existence of Ryukyuan (2) cognates for this word, which usually also refer to dead spirits and ancestors, as well as to Buddha statues and figurines in general: Yoron putui (Kiku and Takahashi 2005: 501), Shuri [?
com)-- Sensei Chris Feldt, owner and chief instructor for Samurai Karate Studio, located in Richland Northeast Columbia, South Carolina, was recently promoted to the rank of Shodan in the Shuri Te Bujutsu Kai combatives system.
Evidentials in Ryukyuan; the Shuri variety of Luchuan; a typological and theoretical study of grammatical evidentiality.
Okinawa's Shuri Castle , home of the Japanese military's WWII HQ and now an UNESCO World Heritage Site.
NAHA, Japan - The Okinawa Prefecture capital of Naha will start offering free Wi-Fi service at major tourist destinations, including Naha airport, Shuri Castle and the Kokusaidori shopping street, from Sunday.
But it's not the long-distance nature of their relationship which has turned Gloria Shuri Nava and Ali Henry into an internet sensation and made them the hottest topic on US talk shows.
The Shuri Castle, formerly a royal palace during the time of the Ryuku Kingdom and presently a World Heritage Site, is three miles away.
Primary healthcare physicians should also be vigilant when diagnosing patients who have been affected by chronic diseases or traumas of any kind, as more than half of them are likely to need psychological help," said Dr Nellie Shuri Boma, conference director and chief medical officer at the Al Rahba Hospital.
The unannounced load shedding is being continued in different districts of the province including Rojhan Jamali, Dera Murad Jamali, Manjo Shuri, Osta Muhammad, Jhal Mugsi and Ghandakha due to the additional electric pressure.
The Atta Terrace Club Towers & Golf Resort is a 78-room adult hideaway connected to a spectacular 18-hole, 6,925-yard, par-72 golf course and the Naha Terrace is an urban property offering easy access to the airport, museum and the Unesco Kingdom Castle of Shuri.
Mimicking his master, priest Joei Yoshikuni, a 1-and-a-half-year-old black-and-white Chihuahua named Conan, joins in the daily prayers at Naha's Shuri Kannondo temple, sitting up on his hind legs and putting his front paws together before the altar.