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Noun
1. sword (originally esp. a doubled-edged sword); sabre; saber; blade
  • けん
  • 取る
  • もの
  • みんな
  • けん
  • ほろ滅びる
  • All who take up the sword will perish by the sword.
2. bayonetOnly applies to けん
3. swordsmanshipOnly applies to けん
4. stinger; ovipositor; dartOnly applies to けん
Wikipedia definition
5. SwordA sword is a bladed weapon (edged weapon) used primarily for cutting or thrusting. The precise definition of the term varies with the historical epoch or the geographical region under consideration. In the most narrow sense, a sword consists of a straight blade with two edges and a hilt. However, in some cases the term may also refer to weapons with a single edge.
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Read “剣” on Japanese Wikipedia
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Other forms
剣 【つるぎ】劒 【けん】劒 【つるぎ】劍 【けん】劍 【つるぎ】
Notes
劒: Out-dated kanji. 劒: Out-dated kanji. 劍: Out-dated kanji. 劍: Out-dated kanji.

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