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English Meaning(s) for 刀

  1. sword (esp. Japanese single-edged); katana
  2. scalpel
  3. chisel; burin; graver
  4. knife money (knife-shaped commodity money used in ancient China)

Definition and Synonyms for 刀

Cavalry Sword a stout sword with a curved blade and thick back
Synonyms: サーブル, サーベル, , , 軍刀
Knife a weapon with a handle and blade with a sharp point
Synonyms: どす, ナイフ, 九寸五分, , 匕首, 合い口, 小刀, 短刀, 短剣
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 刀

» sword; saber; knife

Categories 刀 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 刀

Iaido, it is a form of swordsmanship that strikes down an attacking opponent with one blow of the sword quickly drawn out of its sheath, whether one is sitting or walking.
"Practising sword throwing?" "It just slipped out of my hands."
That sword is fit for a prince.
The ones who create an era are not swords but the people who wield the swords.
Their swords clashed.

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