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Katana vs. Scimitar

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Katananoun

A type of Japanese longsword or tr=nihontō, having a single edge and slight curvature, historically used by samurai and ninja.

Scimitarnoun

A sword of Persian origin that features a curved blade.

Katana

A katana (εˆ€ or γ‹γŸγͺ) is a Japanese sword characterized by a curved, single-edged blade with a circular or squared guard and long grip to accommodate two hands. Developed later than the tachi, it was used by samurai in feudal Japan and worn with the blade facing upward.

Scimitarnoun

A long-handled billhook.

Scimitarverb

(transitive) To strike or slice with, or as if with, a scimitar.

Scimitarnoun

a curved oriental saber; the edge is on the convex side of the blade

Scimitar

A scimitar ( or ) is a backsword or sabre with a curved blade typically associated with Middle Eastern, South Asian, or North African cultures.

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