長刀

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See also: 长刀

Chinese[edit]

 
long; length; forever; always; constantly; chief; head; elder; to grow; to develop
knife
trad. (長刀)
simp. (长刀)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

長刀

  1. long knife; cane knife, bistoury, etc.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: 2
Irregular

Etymology[edit]

See 薙刀. The 長刀 spelling (“long blade”) is ateji.

Noun[edit]

長刀 (hiragana なぎなた, rōmaji naginata)

  1. Alternative spelling of 薙刀: a traditional Japanese halberd