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Hkamti dha (ခန္တီး ဓား)
Burmese trade name of the lin gin, a machete-like sword.
Burmese for spear, lance, or javelin.
Burmese type of sword, worn in scabbard slung from the shoulder.
Lin gin (လင်းကင်း)
Burmese for a machete-like that was used widely in Kachin state and Assam.
Shan da (ရှမ်းဓား)
Burmese word for the Shan sword with pointed blade.
Burmese word for their dagger.
A production center for ornate silver overlaid scissors, dha and other implements.
Name for fine dha with fine overlaid blades. Named after Mindan village where they were made.
A mythical Burmese, shape-shifting creature.
A type of Burmese floral scrolling.
A name for the long Burmese dha.
Colonial British name A type of dha used by various tribes in northern Burma.
A powerful spirit in Burmese folklore. Patron of blacksmiths.
Maung Tin De
Burmese "Nat", a spirit. Patron saint of blacksmiths.
A Burmese knife and sword maker known for his fine silver overlay.
Alternative name for Maung Pyo. A Burmese craftsman known for his fine silver overlay.
Burmese for a type of sword worn slung over the shoulder.
Alternative spelling of da̱hmjaun, the Burmese word for their dagger.
Dha / da (ဓား)
Burmese word for sword, knife or chopper.