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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.


A fine example, probably meant for Palembang royalty.


Nice and complete example with talisman basket. Probably 20th century.


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.