Language: Ifugao
Source: Batad Ifugao dictionary


Hālung is a rolled metal handle of a Philippine knife or sword. They typically are wrapped with woven rattan called allūbung for grip.1



Hālung on a hinālung.


A Ifugao Hinalung

The full hinālung with scabbard.
Mandarin Mansion inventory 2022.




1. Some more examples can be seen at
2. Sil Philippines Languages entry hinālung.

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Rare double-edged shortsword of the Ifugao of northern Luzon.


This peculiar sword was used by the Garo people of Assam for fighting, clearing the jungle, and animal…


Description A rather unusual Vi


With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.


An understated, elegant khukuri of substantial proportions with fine layered blade.


With markings attributing it to the Tongzhou incident and a Japanese surrender tag.