Japanese Learning

N3 Kanji 33:刀

Meaning

In Japanese,刀 means “sword”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:かたな
Onyomi:とう

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
刀(かたな)で斬(き)る→to cut with a sword

Onyomi:
日本刀(にほんとう)→Japanese sword

Origin:

You can see a sword, so 刀 means “sword”.

Development:

As you know the origin of this kanji,now you can remember it easier.

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