Japanese Kitchen Knife Definitions

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  1. Jan 9, 2019 #1

    ACHiPo

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    As someone new to Japanese knives it can be pretty overwhelming the different terms for things, e.g. hagane is iron/steel in Japanese, but has a more subtle meaning when it comes to knives. In trying to understand a description here I came across this and thought others might find it useful.

    http://zknives.com/knives/kitchen/misc/jpnktknvterms.shtml
     
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    Very useful for newbies like me, thanks!
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    Thanks for sharing
     

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