Vietnamese English Dictionary

Tiếng Việt - English

thanh kiếm in English:

1. sword


Armed only with a short sword, he drove off all five of his attackers.
Chris swung his sword!
Today, even though he has not put on his armor, he has not forgotten to carry his sword.
They will hammer their swords into ploughshares and their spears into sickles. Nation will not lift sword against nation, no longer will they learn how to make war.
Dad, this a real sword? "Of course, it is a duel after all."
Surrounded by hordes of vampires, Christopher Columbus once had an epic sword duel with Count Dracula in the latter's castle. After the Count cut off Columbus's hand, Columbus calmly picked it up, put it back in place, and proceeded to best the Count.
A samurai without a sword is like a samurai with one, but only without one.
Being an anglophone is a double-edged sword. On one hand, you speak perfectly the world's most useful language. But on the other, no one wants to speak anything else with you - making foreign language acquisition difficult.
Practising sword throwing? "It just slipped out of my hands."
Jodo is a Japanese martial art using short staffs called "Jou" and wooden sword.
Zulfiqar was the famous sword of Hazret-i Ali, fourth caliph of Islam.
My sword may be blunt, but that's more than enough for someone like you.
The police are really good at understanding "Someone stole my credit card and ran up a lot of charges." It's a lot harder to get them to buy into "Someone stole my magic sword."
Iaido is a form of swordsmanship in which one strikes down an attacking opponent with one blow of the sword quickly drawn out of its sheath, whether the practitioner is sitting or walking.