Language: Manchu
Source: Classical literature

 

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Anggûta

Description

The Manchu word for the washer, where the tang is peened at the end of a saber hilt.1

Anggûta is listed in Jerry Norman as "muzzle" or "a piece of iron attached to a sword's hilt". 

In Chinese the entry given is dīng dāo gēn tiě (釘刀跟鐵).

For a complete overview of Manchu saber terms, see: A Manchu saber glossary.

WasherAnggûta around the peened tang end on the pommel of a Chinese oxtail saber.

AnggûtaAnggûta seen on the back of a Southern Chinese military saber.

 

Imperial lanyardThe anggûta or washer seen on the pommel of a fine Qing imperial saber.
Sold by Mandarin Mansion in 2018.

 

References
1. Wuti Qingwen Jian (五體清文鑑) or "Five languages compendium", a Qing imperial dictionary in Manchu, Mongolian, Uighur, Tibetan and Chinese of 1766.
2. Jerry Norman; Concise Manchu-English Lexicon, University of Washington Press, Seattle, 1978.

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