つじぎり

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(tsuji) "street" + 斬リ (kiri), from 斬る (kiru) "cut, murder".

Noun[edit]

つじぎり (tsujigiri)

  1. 辻斬り: The killing of a passerby on the road at night, in order to test the sharpness of a sword, or to improve one's skill.