Last modified on 3 February 2015, at 21:14

小刀

ChineseEdit

 
small; tiny; few; young
knife
simp. and trad.
(小刀)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

小刀

  1. short sword
  2. pocketknife; penknife

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: 2

EtymologyEdit

From (ko, small, little) + (katana, sword, blade) or
from (shō, small, little) + (, sword, blade)

NounEdit

小刀 (hiragana こがたな, romaji kogatana)

小刀 (hiragana しょうとう, romaji shōtō)

  1. small knife, short sword

Usage notesEdit

  • kogatana is used more commonly than shōtō

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