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- noun A short
Japanese sword, built like the katanabut with a shorter blade
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Student zephyranthez in Jakarta, Singapore, Australia, Earth (Registered on 2008/02/16) supposedly, 忍者刀 (ninjato) is shorter and more straight than a normal katana or a 太刀 (tachi), then there's kodachi (small tachi), wakizashi (which the samurai bring with their katana) etc