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  1. odachi(Noun)

    A long Japanese sword built like the katana but made to be longer (about 4 to 6 feet long) for combat on horseback


  1. Ōdachi

    An ōdachi was a type of long traditionally made Japanese sword used by the samurai class of feudal Japan. The term nodachi refers to the same type of sword. The character for ō means "big" or "great". The characters for da and chi are the same as tachi, the older style of sword/mounts that predate the katana. The chi is also the same character as katana and the tō in nihontō, originally from the Chinese character for a knife, dāo. To qualify as an ōdachi, the sword in question would have a blade length of around 3 shaku however, as with most terms in Japanese sword arts, there is no exact definition of the size of an ōdachi.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of odachi in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of odachi in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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