Kanji 刀

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Radical: (18)
Strokes: 2
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On:
トウ
tou
Kun:
かたな、そり
katana, sori
Reading in names:
き、ち、と、わき
ki, chi, to, waki
Meanings:
sword, saber, knife
катана; меч
Grade: 2
JLPT: 1
Kanji shape: idc
Kanji elements: 丿
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Synonyms:
Variants:

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Examples

かたな
katana
катана; меч; клинок
sword, blade
sword, blade
刀剣
とうけん
tooken
swords
swords
刀身
とうしん
tooshin
sword blade
sword blade
名刀
めいとう
meitoo
famous sword, excellent sword
famous sword, excellent sword
小刀
こがたな
kogatana
короткое лезвие; короткий нож; короткий меч
small knife, short sword
small knife, short sword
日本刀
にほんとう
nihontoo
Japanese sword
Japanese sword
短刀
たんとう
tantoo
short sword, dagger, dirk
short sword, dagger, dirk

Reading in other languages

Korean:
Korean (latin): do
Pinyin: dao1
Vietnam: Đao

Encoding

BIG5: A4 4D
DECIMAL: 20992
HEX: 5200
JIS_LEVEL: 1
MINKUTEN: 1-37-65
UTF16: 5200
UTF8: E5 88 80

Dictionary indexes

A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade): 289
A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Ken Henshall): 198
A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall): 181
Essential Kanji (P.G. O'Neill): 34
Gakken Kanji Dictionary ("A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage"): 1494
Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki; White Rabbit Press): 1088
Japanese Names (P.G. O'Neill): 12
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky): 37
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky, 2 edition): 37
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1999): 1857
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2 edition, 2013): 2534
Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono): 441
Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide: 177
Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2013): 3642
Les Kanjis dans la tête (Yves Maniette): 84
Morohashi Daikanwajiten (Volume 2, page 0188): 1845
New Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1990): 2926
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig): 83
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig, 6 edition): 87
The Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Andrew Nelson): 665
The New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary (John Haig): 448
Tuttle Kanji Cards: 81
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