Japanese word “Santoku” is translated as “three virtues”, which gives evidence about versatility of this knife style and kind of cuts, which excels (cutting, carving, mincing). The blade is usually shorter than chef’s knife with noticeably different geometry. The Santoku knife is often declared as fusion between chef’s and Nakiri knives, that brings you the advantages of both mentioned.
Santoku/Chef 174 mm Sekyriu Japan & Japanese kitchen knife & chef’s knife & Asian type knife & letter-D-shaped handle made of poplar tree
knife Santoku Dellinger "D2" URSKOG & length of the blade 215 mm & blade made of D2 steel & handle made of olive wood