Katana vocabulary

More concise than a translation, some Japanese words might be useful to know for a better understanding of the Katana world.
Aikuchi : tanto without guard
Bo Hi : groove
Boshi : temper line in the point
Chu : medium
Dai : large, long
Daisho : pair of short and long matched swords
Daito : long sword (> 24″)
Fuchi : collar on handle
Funagata : ship bottom shaped Nakago
Gunome : ondulating Hamon
Ha : cutting edge
Habaki : blade collar
Hamachi : notch between cutting edge and tang
Hamon : temper line
Hira : flat
Hitsu Ana : holes in a Tsuba, for Kogaï and/or Kozuka
Ihori : peaked (like a roof)
Ineri Maki : regular, crossed braid partially hiding the menukis
Ito : silk or cotton braid
Ito Dome : metallic eyelet decorating the hole of Kurigata
Ji : space between Shinogi and Hamon
Kassane : thickness of blade
Kashira : pommel
Katana : sword tucked in Obi, cutting edge up
Katana Kake : sword stand
Katate Maki : irregular braid, flat in the midle of hilt, the Menukis are visible
Kiku : chrysanthemum (shape)
Kiri : Paulownia
Kissaki : point of blade
Ko : small
Kogaï : kind of hair pick sometimes fit in the Saya
Koigushi : scabbard mouth
Kojiri : lower extremity of scabbard
Koshirae : sword mountings
Koshi Sori : blade curvature near the hilt
Koto : old Sword period (before 1596)
Kozuka : kind of small knife sometimes fit in the Saya
Kurigata : eyelet on the Saya for attaching Sageo
Kaiken : small knife
Maru Gata : round (Tsuba)
Mei : signature
Mekugi : handle peg
Mekugi Ana : hole for Mekugi
Menuki : hilt ornaments on both sides of hilt
Mi Haba : blade width at Machi
Mimi : rim of Tsuba
Moko : four lobe shaped (Tsuba)
Mon : family crest
Moto Haba : blade width at habaki
Mune : back of blade
Mune Machi : notch between Mune and back of Tang
Mu Sori : no curvature
Nagasa : blade length from Mune Machi to Kissaki
Nakago : tang
Nanako : engraved dots in fish roe shape
O : large
Obi : belt
Omote : visible side (Tsuba, Nakago, Tsuka ..) and most decorated
Sageo : cord for tying sword to Obi
Saki : tip
Saki Haba : blade width at Yokote
Saki Sori : curvature near the top of blade
Same : rayskin wrapping the handle
Saya : scabbard
Sekigane : copper fillers (for Tsuba)
Seppa : spacer
Shaku : japanese measure unit = 1 foot
Shinogi : longitudinal ridge on blade
Shinogi Ji : space between Shinogi and Mune
Shinogi Zukuri : most common shape of Katana blade
Shinto : new Sword Period from 1596 to 1781
Shira saya : plain wood mounting without ornaments
Shito Dome : metallic ornamental eyelet in Kashira
Shobu Zukuri : blade where Shinogis converge with Mune in Kissaki
Shoto : short sword, 12 to 24″
Sori : curvature Shuguha : straight temper line
Sukashi : cut out work in a Tsuba
Tachi : long sword hanging from the belt with edge down
Takano Ha : file marks on tang in shape of falcon wings
Tameshigeri : cutting test
Tanto (Hamidashi) : knife without a guard, blade less than 12″
Tori Sori : regular curvature of blade
Tsuba : guard
Tsuka : handle
Tsukaito : handle braid or wrapping
Uchiko : powder for cleaning the blade
Ura : less visible side, thus less decorated
Wakisashi : short sword (12 to 24″) worn like, and often with, the Katana
Yokote : transversal ridge between Ji and Kissaki
Zukuri : sword