1. long sword (esp. the tachi, worn on the hip edge down by samurai); large sword
2. straight single-edged Japanese sword (from the mid-Heian period or earlier)Historical term, Only applies to 大刀, Only applies to たち
3. guandao; Chinese glaiveOnly applies to 大刀, Only applies to だいとう
大刀 【たち】、横刀 【たち】、大刀 【だいとう】、横刀 【だいとう】
横刀: Out-dated kanji or kanji usage. 横刀: Out-dated kanji or kanji usage.
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