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Juryo vs. Sekitori

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Juryonoun

(sumo) The second highest division in sumo wrestling, below makuuchi and above makushita; rikishi at this point receive a salary.

Sekitorinoun

(sumo) A rikishi, of rank juryo and above, who draws a salary.

Sekitori

A sekitori (関取) is a rikishi (力士, sumo wrestler) who is ranked in one of the top two professional divisions: makuuchi and jūryō. The name literally translates to having taken the barrier, as only a relatively small fraction of those who enter professional sumo achieve sekitori status.

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