Thread: Meaning of -to?
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Old 01-23-2002, 03:51 PM   #3
jimvance
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It is normally translated as "sword", but means anything with a blade. The kanji and the older chinese characters predating the kanji (tenji) show a bladed tool. Any sharp, cutting edge.

Jim Vance
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