Last modified on 23 July 2013, at 21:09
See 薙刀. The 眉尖刀 spelling (“eyebrow pointy blade”) is ateji, based on the shape of the naginata blade vaguely resembling an eyebrow turned up at the end.
眉尖刀 (hiragana なぎなた, romaji naginata)
- Alternative spelling of 薙刀: (weaponry) a traditional Japanese halberd: a polearm historically used to cut down infantry and cavalry