直刀

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Japanese[edit]

直刀: Japanese straight swords, 6-7th century, Kofun period, Met Museum.
Kanji in this term
ちょく
Grade: 2
とう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

直刀 (hiragana ちょくとう, romaji chokutō)

  1. (weaponry) a Japanese straight sword

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Chinese[edit]

 
straight; vertical; frank; directly; straightly; upright
knife
simp. and trad.
(直刀)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Two Chinese swords (top) of the Sui Dynasty. Bottom: Japanese sword with scabbard, Kofun period, 6th century, Met Museum.

直刀

  1. (weaponry) a straight sword