A sharp and pointed knife used for stabbing, generally as a weapon. Looks similar to a sword, but much smaller and can be held easily in one hand. Not to be confused with the hocho (kitchen knife).
Dagger was approved as part of Unicode 7.0 in 2014 under the name “Dagger Knife” and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.
🗡️ Knife Weapon
🗡️ Dagger Knife