See also: 长刀

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ChineseEdit

 
long; length; forever; always; constantly; chief; head; elder; to grow; to develop
knife
trad. (長刀)
simp. (长刀)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

長刀

  1. long knife; cane knife, bistoury, etc.

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: 2
Irregular

EtymologyEdit

See 薙刀. The 長刀 spelling (“long blade”) is ateji.

NounEdit

長刀 ‎(hiragana なぎなた, romaji naginata)

  1. Alternative spelling of 薙刀: a traditional Japanese halberd
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