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Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
single edge (e.g. sword blade)Einschneidigkeit

ON: ヘンKUN: かた-, かた
one-sided, leaf, sheet, right-side kata radical (no. 91)

ON: ジン, ニンKUN: は, やいば, き.る
blade, sword, edge

Example sentences
鋭い舌は絶えず用いることによって、ますます鋭利になる片刃の道具である。Parts: 鋭い (するどい), (した), 絶えず (たえず), 用いる (もちいる), 事によって (ことによって), 益々 (ますます), 鋭利 (えいり), になる, 片刃 (かたば), 道具 (どうぐ), であるUne langue acérée est le seul outil contondant qui s'aiguise à l'usage.
A sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
Eine spitze Zunge ist ein Werkzeug, welches durch ständigen Gebrauch nur noch an Schärfe zunimmt.

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