Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of 曲刀(きょくとう) in Japanese

曲刀
Kana Reading
きょくとう
Romaji
kyokutō
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    curved sword (e.g. a scimitar, shamshir, etc.); curved blade


Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

2 strokes

sword, saber, knife

On'Yomi: トウ

Kun'Yomi: かたな, そり

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JLPT 3

6 strokes

bend, music, melody, composition, pleasure, injustice, fault, curve, crooked, perverse, lean

On'Yomi: キョク

Kun'Yomi: ま.がる, ま.げる, くま

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