弯刀

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Grade: 2

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

弯刀 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 彎刀, hiragana わんとう, romaji wantō)

  1. scimitar, machete

MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 彎刀

EtymologyEdit

From  ("bent, curved") +  ("knife, blade, sword").

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin wāndāo
Zhuyin ㄨㄢ ㄉㄠ
IPA (key) /u̯a̠n⁵⁵ tɑʊ̯⁵⁵/

NounEdit

弯刀 (simplified, Pinyin wāndāo, traditional 彎刀)

  1. scimitar, machete, cutlass, yataghan, rocked blade

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 14:51