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[けん()]
ken
noun

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[けん()]
ken
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[けん()]
ken
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[つるぎ()]
tsurugi
[つるぎ()]
tsurugi
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[つるぎ()]
tsurugi
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English Meaning(s) for 剣

noun
  1. sword (esp. a large, double-edged one); blade
  2. bayonet
  3. swordsmanship
  4. stinger; ovipositor; dart

Definition and Synonyms for 剣

Cavalry Sword a stout sword with a curved blade and thick back
Synonyms: サーブル, サーベル, , , 軍刀
Sabre a fencing sword with a v-shaped blade and a slightly curved handle
Synonyms: サーブル, サーベル, , , 軍刀
Brand a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard
Synonyms: どす, ソード, 兵刃, , 刀刃, 刀剣, , 太刀, 新刀, 段平, 殺人刀, 神剣, 腰の物

Meanings for each kanji in 剣

» sabre; sword; blade; clock hand

Categories 剣 is a member of

Brand a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard
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Weapon any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting
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Fencing Sword a sword used in the sport of fencing
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Sample Sentences for 剣

Kamui no Ken was a sort of samurai/ninja story set during the transition of the fall of the Tokugawa Shogunate and the re-establishment of Japan under the Emperor Meiji in 1868.
We call the mountain Tsurugidake.
We call this mountain Tsurugidake.
It was far too big to be called a sword.
Tom drew the sword.

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