Definition of bokken in English:

bokken

Syllabification: bok·ken
Pronunciation: /ˈbäkən
 
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noun

  • A wooden sword used as a practice weapon in kendo.
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    • When I finished that I went home and practiced striking a bundle of sticks with a bokken.
    • Of course we did not have a real sword, but Yoshida had carved each us each a good bokken.
    • Furthermore I was intrigued by the sword-derived movements as well as the use of bokken.

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