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sword; saber; knife

かたなkatana · そりsori
Popularity rank: 1794 Pinyin: dāo Korean: do Hán-Việt: đao
Stroke counts: 2 Grade level: 2 JLPT level: 1 Skip code: 4-2-1

Example Words

一刀[ittou] sword
一刀彫り[ittoubori] one-knife carving
一刀両断[ittouryoudan] cutting in two with a single stroke
印刀[intou] seal-engraving knife
円刃刀[enjintou] round-edged scalpel
快刀[kaitou] (literary) sharp sword
快刀乱麻[kaitouranma] solving a problem swiftly and skillfully
懐刀[futokorogatana] confidant
儀刀[gitou] ceremonial sword
軍刀[guntou] saber

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