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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

The turbulent sands above our heads, the flinging of our swords... they're naught but falling stars in the night sky.
He who wounds by the sword, dies by the sword.
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.
Run one's enemy through with a sword.
The pen is mightier than the sword.

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