短剣, たんけん

  • tanken

Definition of 短剣,たんけん

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • short sword
  • dagger
  • stiletto

  • hour hand (of a clock)

Related Kanji

short, brevity, fault, defect, weak point
sabre, sword, blade, clock hand

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Examples of 短剣,たんけん in a Sentence

Armed only with a short sword, he drove off all five of his attackers.

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