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ChineseEdit

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

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

刀身

  1. sword blade; knife blade

JapaneseEdit

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

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese compound 刀身(taw syin, literally sword or knife body). Compare modern Mandarin 刀身(dāoshēn).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

刀身 (hiragana とうしん, romaji tōshin, historical hiragana たうしん)

  1. the blade of a sword or knife

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3