1. Shinto term.priest. Used at certain shrines, e.g. Ise, Kamo.
  2. member of one of the four administrative ranks in the ritsuryō system. Archaism.
  3. government official in charge of a town, esp. in Heian Kyoto. Archaism.
  4. prominent member of a town. Archaism.
  5. river boatman, captain of a riverboat.
  6. (medieval) harbor manager. Archaism.
  7. bandit leader, head of a gang of brigands. Archaism.


Pronunciation Kanji Kana Is Common
刀禰 とね

Contained Kanji Breakdown

sword, saber, knife
かたな トウ ち (2nd, N1)
ancestral shrine
ネ デイ ナイ (Kentei Pre-1)
show, indicate, point out
ジ しめ.す (5th, N3)
two, two radical (no. 7)
ニ ふた ふだ (1st, N5)
little, small
ショウ こ- ちい.さい (1st, N5)
feathered stick, barb radical (no. 6)
ケツ かぎ (Kentei 1)
eight, eight radical (no. 12)
ハチ や はっ (1st, N5)
you, thou, second person
なんじ ジ ニ (Kentei Pre-1, N1)
one, one radical (no.1)
イチ いっ ひと- (1st, N5)
towel, hanging scroll, width
キン フク おお.い (11th)
sparse and clear, to stop, to connect
to mix with, to associate with, to join
コウ ギョウ まじ.わる (Kentei 1)
mow, cut grass, subdue
ガイ ゲ おさ.める (Kentei 1)