刀身

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
とう
Grade: 2
しん
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese compound 刀身 (taw syin, literally sword or knife body). Compare modern Mandarin 刀身 (dāoshēn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

刀身 (hiragana とうしん, romaji tōshin, historical hiragana たうしん)

  1. the blade of a sword or knife

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3