長刀

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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