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Naginatajutsu (なぎなた術, 長刀術 or 薙刀術) is the art of fighting with a Japanese naginata, a weapon resembling the medieval European glaive. Most naginata practice today is in a modernized form, a gendai budo called naginata-do or atarashii naginata (new naginata), in which competitions also are held.
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