Language: Arabic
Source: Egerton


Teghá is Arabic for "blade" but is commonly used since at least the late 19th century as a word to describe a type of Indian sword with a talwar style hilt and a very wide and deeply curved blade.1

"The broad curved sword (teghá) is in use among the Hindu Rángars and Mohamedan Rajputs." 2

-Lord Egerton of Tatton, 1880


A north Indian teghá, possibly from Lahore.

1. See Rawson, P.S.; The Indian Sword, Herbert Jenkins, London, 1968. Page 9 and 84.
2. Lord Egerton of Tatton; Indian and Oriental Arms and Armour. Dover Publications; Revised edition, 2002. Page 105.

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With wide, pattern-welded blade.


With markings attributing it to Jalore.


A heavy Indian katar with substantial armor piercing blade.


An interesting South Indian style katar with an imported European blade.


The katar is made of wootz steel and comes from Bikaner.


With a fine wootz blade with a pronounced center ridge.

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