Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 2 strokes
Taught in grade 2

Search words that:
- start with 刀
- end with 刀
- contain 刀
sword, saber, knife
KUN:
  • かたな
    katana
  • そり
    sori
ON:
  • トウ
    tou
Nanori:
  • ki
  • chi
  • to
  • わき
    waki
Written with 2 strokes
Taught in grade 2
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 164 results)

noun
1.
(single-edged) sword, katana
2.
dagger, knife
3.
scalpel(only relevant for とう)
4.
chisel, burin, graver(only relevant for とう)
5.
knife money, knife-shaped commodity money used in Zhou dynasty China(only relevant for とう)
See also:刀銭
Other readings:
【とう】

noun
1.
scissors, shears, clippers(usually kana)
See also:
2.
hole punch(usually kana)
All readings:
はさみ《鋏》
はさみ《剪刀》
ハサミ

noun
razor(usually kana)
Other readings:
かみすり《剃刀》[1]
そり《剃刀》[1]
カミソリ
Notes:
  1. out-dated or obsolete kana usage

noun
sword, dagger, knife, bayonet

noun
long sword
Other readings:
大刀【たち】
大刀【だいとう】

noun
bamboo sword (for kendo), bamboo fencing stick(martial arts)

noun
1.
(small) knife(only relevant for こがたな)
2.
short sword, small sword
Other readings:
小刀【しょうとう】

noun
short sword, dagger, dirk

noun, auxillary suru verb
1.
crossing swords
2.
competing against, contending with, fighting against
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 22 results)

That sword is fit for a prince

かれ
はが
きた
鍛えて
かた
つく
作った
He forged the steel into a sword

だい
江戸時代
武士
かた
ほん
A samurai in the Edo era carried two swords

This sword has a strange history

ぼく
かれ
たんとうちょくにゅう
単刀直入
たず
尋ねた
I asked him point-blank

ぼく
たんとうちょくにゅう
単刀直入
たず
尋ねた
I asked him point-blank

かれ
たんとうちょくにゅう
単刀直入
He is very direct about it

かいとうらん
快刀乱麻を断つ
かいとう
解答
That was a 'cutting the Gordian knot' type of solution

でん
伝家
ほうとう
宝刀
Play one's trump card

Why don't you try expressing your opinion a little more gently? Think about how he feels getting told flatly that he's being cut loose

I gave it a try figuring that anything is worth a try. But putting together a program like this is something I'm no match for

I should have tried out this electric shaver before buying it

ほうちょ
包丁
・・・
ゆうめい
有名な
とうしょ
刀匠
つく
作った
This carving knife ... it's one made by a famous swordsmith

かのじょ
彼女の
うつ
美し
太刀打ちできる
There is nothing to compare with her beauty

かれ
まいあさ
毎朝
でんかみそり
電気カミソリ
かお
He shaves with an electric razor every morning

Their swords clashed

けいさつ
警察
ぼうりょ
暴力
The police were unable to cope with such violence

らいしゅ
来週
ちゅうか
中間テスト
いち
一夜漬け
もんだい
問題
はじ
始めろ
Midterm exams start next week. Just cramming the night before won't get you ready. There'll be a lot of tough questions. You should start studying today

You don't have to leave me hanging like this. Why don't you just come out and tell it to me straight

France can't be matched for good wine