Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
草薙の剣, 草薙剣
Kana Reading
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Kusanagi no Tsurugi (alternate name for Ama-no-Murakumo no Tsurugi; the sword of the Imperial regalia); grass-mowing sword

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Kanji in this word


10 strokes

sabre, sword, blade, clock hand

On'Yomi: ケン

Kun'Yomi: つるぎ

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9 strokes

grass, weeds, herbs, pasture, write, draft

On'Yomi: ソウ

Kun'Yomi: くさ, くさ-, -ぐさ

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16 strokes

mow down (the enemy)

On'Yomi: テイ,

Kun'Yomi: な.ぐ, なぎ, か.る

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