Source: A 1931 dictionary
Ispāt (इस्पात्) is the Nepali word for steel.
Nepalese edged weapons are usually made of laminated steel, sometimes with an inserted hardened edge. Some finer pieces are pattern welded, often with a pattern consisting of a multitude of fine dots.
Wootz was also known in Nepal, and on rare occasions used for making khukurī blades which are now highly sought after by collectors.
It is called phaulād (फौलाद्) from the Persian faulād.
Laminated blade on a mid 19th-century khukurī.
Fine pattern welding on a Nepalese kora.
Tip of a fine pattern welded kora blade.
1. Sir Ralph Lilley Turner; A comparative and etymological dictionary of the Nepali language. London: K. Paul, Trench, Trubner, 1931.