The short sword is the short sword. What's another word for a short sword? It's a dagger.
This is a jukugo word, which usually means on'yomi readings from the kanji. If you know the readings of your kanji you'll know how to read this as well.
Where did you buy that tanto?
Viet cooks very well with a short sword.
My mother stabbed my father with a dagger and he died.