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Categories: Pages for deletion | Swords From left to right: Mainz, Fulham, Pompeii, and Pompeii Gladii. ... Wakizashi style sword mounting, Edo period, 19th century A wakizashi (Japanese: èå·®) is a traditional Japanese sword with a shoto blade between 12 and 24 inches (between 30 and 60 cm, with an average of 50 cm), similar to but shorter than a katana but also quite longer than the kodachi. ... Jump to: navigation, search A kodachi (å°å¤ªå) literally translates into small or short tachi; this Japanese sword was too short to be considered a long sword but too long to be a dagger. ... A Tantō (短刀) is a Japanese blade or small sword. ...
Indeed, the difference between a machete and a sword is mainly that of utilization, and several types of swords in history resemble the machete in construction, such as for example the scramasax and the falchion.
The hilt is the handle of a sword, and consists of the guard, the grip, and the pommel.
The scabbard is the case that the sword is kept in when not in use.
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