Browsing the blog archivesfor the day Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

To Sharpen

to-gu, ken Togu is a verb meaning to sharpen. To put the edge of something is expressed as “ha wo togu.” Sharpening a Japanese long sword is “katana wo togu.” It’s unusual to do so, though. This verb is also used for washing rice. “Kome wo togu” means to wash rice. Kenshū means training. Its […]