n. bamboo sword (a practice sword used in kendo, Japanese fencing).
Shinai may refer to:
- Shinai village, a village near Anjar, Kutch, Gujarat, India
- Shinai (weapon), a practice weapon used primarily in kendo as a sword
Usage examples of "shinai".
They trained with split wood blades like the Japanese shinai, weapons that would neither cut nor maim but which left appalling bruises—nobody was armored and there wasn't a shield in the place.