日本刀

ChineseEdit

the sun's origin; where the sun originates knife
simp. and trad.
(日本刀)
日本

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

日本刀

  1. Japanese sword or knife
  2. katana

SynonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
にち > に
Grade: 1
ほん
Grade: 1
とう
Grade: 2
Irregular on’yomi
Kanji in this term
にち > にっ
Grade: 1
ほん > ぽん
Grade: 1
とう
Grade: 2
goon
 日本刀 on Japanese Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

日本 (Nihon; Nippon, Japan) +‎ (, sword)

PronunciationEdit

  • (Tokyo) ほんとー [nìhóńtóó] (Heiban – [0])
  • IPA(key): [ɲ̟ihõ̞nto̞ː]

NounEdit

日本刀(にほんとう) (Nihontō (historical kana にほんたう)
(alternative reading hiragana にっぽんとう, rōmaji Nippontō, historical hiragana にちぽんたう)

  1. a Japanese sword
    • 2005 November 9, Watsuki, Nobuhiro, “()(ソウ)(レン)(キン)ファイナル [Armed Alchemy: The Final Act]”, in ()(ソウ)(レン)(キン) [Armed Alchemy], volume 9, Tokyo: Shueisha, →ISBN:
      破壊男爵(バスターバロン)右腕兵装(ライトアームズ) 解放(オン)()(ホン)(トウ)()(ソウ)(レン)(キン)——
      Basutā Baron Raito Āmuzu On‼ Nihontō no Busō Renkin——
      Buster Baron’s Right-Arm Weapon, activate‼ Japanese-Sword Armed Alchemy——
      破壊男爵(バスターバロン)(うで)から!
      Basutā Baron no ude kara!
      Something’s coming out of Buster Baron’s hand!
      (べつ)()(ソウ)(レン)(キン)
      Betsu no Busō Renkin‼
      Another Armed Alchemy‼
      ソード・サムライ(エックス)
      Sōdo Samurai Ekkusu‼
      Sword Samurai X‼

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Yasuo Kitahara, 明鏡国語辞典 (Meikyō Kokugo Jiten), First Edition (in Japanese), Tokyo: Taishūkan Shoten, →ISBN