Three Swords, Katana: (Literally: sword) A general term for a sword with a curved blade around two to three shaku long, worn with the blade up in the obi. Wakizashi: (Literally: side arm) A general term for a sword between one and two shaku long. Tant : (Literally: dagger) A dagger with a blade usually between five suns and one shaku in length. 3 PIECE SET STAND