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Blade Style

The following is a list of the different sword body styles that might be encountered.
 

KEN -
RI-KEN -
HO-KEN -
SHINOGI-TSUKURI -
HIRA-TSUKURI -
SHOBU-TSUKURI -
OSORAKU-TSUKURI -

MOROHA-TSUKURI -
KATAKIRI -
KIRI-HA -
U-no-KUBI-TSUKURI -
KANMURI-OTOSHI -

NAGINATA -
NAGAMAKI -
YARI -

Straight body style 
Six plane straight sword 
Two plane straight sword 
Normal style with SHINOGI ridge 
Second most common - ridgeless 
"Iris Leaf" Ridge extends from the point - no YOKOTE 
Usually a short sword with YOKOTE in the middle of the blade
Double-edged sword body 
Sword with one side beveled to the cutting-edge 
"Cut-edge" - Both sides beveled 
"Head of a Cormorant"NAGINATA-like 
"Lost Crown" - NAGINATA-shaped, having little meat supporting the MUNE. Resembles U-no-KUBI with YOKOTE Halberd with special backridge
Long and halberd-like - no YOKOTE 
Spear
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