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|Kanji in this term|
/tati/ [tatɕi]. The nominalized form of verb tat- (“to sever”). The kanji are ateji. Originally written as 大刀 "great sword" represented by straight swords, later written as 太刀 to represent curved swords.
- a type of long sword
- 大太刀 (ōtachi, ōdachi)