Kitchen Knife Terminologies – Handle

  1. Han-maru 半丸: When holding the knife, the bottom part of the handle is rounded, but upper part has straight corners.
  2. Hakkaku 八角: the handle is octagonal is shape
  3. Maru-shinogi 丸しのぎ: The handle are all rounded except for one straight corner along the handle

Sources

  • 包丁と砥石大全: 包丁と砥石の種類、研ぎの実践を網羅した決定版! 誠文堂新光社 (2014/8/19)

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