1. dagger, stiletto.
  2. confidant, right-hand man.


Pronunciation Kanji Kana Is Common
懐刀 ふところがたな

Contained Kanji Breakdown

pocket, feelings, heart
なつ.かしい ふところ カイ (9th, N1)
heart, standing heart radical variant (no. 61)
シン こころ
to carry in the bosom or the sleeve, to wrap, to conceal
カイ エ ふところ
garment, clothes, dressing
イ ころも きぬ (4th, N2)
kettle lid radical (no. 8)
トウ (Kentei 1)
garment(衣) variant
net radical variant (no. 122)
モウ ボウ あみがしら
sword, saber, knife
かたな トウ ち (2nd, N1)