Katana lexicon
As you will see, the Japanese sword has a very particular typology, and many terms describe each of its particularities. We have chosen, for novices, to explain these terms in the form of diagrams illustrated as possible. So we hope that everyone can find what they are looking for.
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katana japan saber
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katana japan saber
Of course, this lexicon remains relatively general, there are thousands of terms in the field of the saber and the variations are very numerous. So do not hesitate to come to us if you want to know certain words designating specific elements that you would not find in the diagrams above.