刀身

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Chinese

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knife
body; torso; person
body; torso; person; life; status; pregnancy; (a measure word used for clothes) suit
 
trad. (刀身)
simp. #(刀身)

Pronunciation

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Noun

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刀身

  1. sword blade; knife blade

Japanese

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

Etymology

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From Middle Chinese compound 刀身 (MC taw syin, “lit. sword or knife body”). Compare modern Mandarin 刀身 (dāoshēn).

Pronunciation

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Noun

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(とう)(しん) (tōshinたうしん (tausin)?

  1. the blade of a sword or knife

References

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  1. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tokyo: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, editor (1998), NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 [NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary] (in Japanese), Tokyo: NHK Publishing, Inc., →ISBN