sword

★★★☆☆
2 strokes
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刀 is SYMBOLIC about 33% of the time - not just meaning "sword" but 'divide' too.

Mutants

leftsword
rightsword

Onyomi

Mnemonic

Kunyomi

かたな samurai sword
★★★☆☆

Jukugo

剃刀(かみそり)

a razor ★☆☆☆☆ FP1/2 KANA

Lookalikes

Meaning Hint Radical
sword NO HEAD
strong HEAD
the number 9 HOOK ON BOTTOM

"I got the STRENGTH to lift the sword UP OVER MY HEAD ."
She hung suspended from 9 HOOKS in her back.

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