1. short guardless sword worn on the hip.


Pronunciation Kanji Kana Is Common
腰刀 こしがたな

Contained Kanji Breakdown

loins, hips, waist
こし ヨウ うすぐ (7th, N2)
month, moon
つき ゲツ ガツ (1st, N5)
need, main point, essence
ヨウ い.る かなめ (4th, N3)
variant of radical 146
woman, female
ジョ おんな め (1st, N5)
sword, saber, knife
かたな トウ ち (2nd, N1)