Language: English, based on phonetic Nepali
Source: In common use

Description

Kukri is a common simplified method to spell the more correct khukri खुक्रि or khukurīi (खुकुरी). Kukri is often used by collectors of these knives in the English speaking world.

The khukuri is a utility and fighting knife that is mainly associated with the Ghurkas. It is characterized by a forward curving blade that widens considerably before forming a fairly sharp point.

Main article: khukuri (खुकुरी)

Glossary searchkhukurī

Also see: A Nepalese khukurī glossary

 

A khukuri of the late 19th centuryA fine late 19th century khukuri with silver mounts.
Listed by Mandarin Mansion in 2020.

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With a very fine Nepalese blade, but kard-like hilt and scabbard.

€3500,-

Early type with very shallow notch in the blade and little flare in the pommel.

€2750,-

Unusual example with hilts carved in lionesque heads.

€850,-

20th century military khukurī with many different tools in its back pocket.

€650,-

Simple piece with a beautiful blade profile.

€650,-

Very large presentation kukri from the Sundarijal Arsenal in Nepal.

€600,-