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Tarah-i-khāra (तरह इ खर)
Hindu name for a heavy type of heavy bodkin
Lìngjiàn (令箭) or "Command Arrow"
A special arrow used to prove one's authority.
A variety of Dayak blowgun dart.
Dayak name for a blowgun dart
Malay name for the Dayak blowgun.
Gōng jiàng yíng (弓匠營)
The bow and arrow maker's quarters in Beijing.
Yáng Fúxǐ (杨福喜)
Manchu bow maker of the Jù Yuán Hào (聚元號) shop, Beijing. Active 1998-present.
Yáng Wéntōng (杨文通)
A 20th-century Manchu bow maker of the Jù Yuán Hào (聚元號) shop, Beijing.
Yáng Ruìlín (杨瑞林)
A Manchu bow maker. Owned Jù Yuán Hào (聚元號).
Jù Yuán Hào (聚元號)
A famous bow making shop in Beijing, still active.
Chinese name for a class of arrows with a large, non-ferrous head. Many are whistles, some are blunts.
Chinese name for a strong and heavy wood used for staffs and arrow shafts.
Xián gé dā (弦挌搭)
Chinese term for the knot in a bowstring.
Gōng xián (弓弦)
Chinese term for the bowstring.
Gōng miàn (弓面)
Chinese term for the face of a bow, usually made of buffalo horn.
Huà huà pí (畫樺皮)
Chinese term for the "painted birch bark" often covering composite bows.
Gōng nǎo (弓腦)
Chinese term for the "knee" of a composite bow.
Gōng diànzi (弓墊子)
Chinese term for the string bridge on some types of composite bows.
Chinese term for the string notch on each bow tip.
Shāo tóu (弰頭)
Chinese term for the tips on either end of a bow.
Jiàn liūzi (箭溜子)
Chinese term for the spot on the bow where the arrow slips by.
Gōng shāo (弓弰)
Chinese term for "bow ear".
Wǔkē gōng (武科弓)
Chinese term for heavy bows, often used for strength testing and training.
Gōngbà bǎngzi (弓弝膀子)
Chinese term for the sides of the bow grip.
Chinese term for "bow grip".
A Bornean term for a dart quiver.
Old Javanese for a type of arrow with a bird-shaped head.
An old Javanese word for a type of arrow with a large spearhead shaped arrowhead.
Old Javanese word for a type of arrow with a serpentine arrowhead.
Old Javanese word for a type of arrow with a trident shaped head.
Old Javanese word for a type of arrow with a crescent moon shaped arrowhead.
Old Javanese for a type of arrow with a wheel attached.
Old Javanese word for "arrow".
Old Javanese name for bow.
Usa dunna (උස දුන්න)
Sinhalese name for their longbow. Literally: "high bow".
Maha dunna (මහා දුන්න)
Sinhalese term for a longbow. Literally: "great bow".
Sinhalese word for "arrow".
Sinhalese word for "bow".
Phal (फल / پھل)
Hindi. Literally "fruit". Name for blades, arrowheads, spearheads.
Tarkash (ترکش )
Persian word for quiver, also used in North India.
Tir (تیر) / Tīr (तीर)
Persian for "arrow" or "arrows". Also used in North India.
Chinese word for bow.
Shào jiàn (哨箭)
Chinese for a class of whistling arrows that combine a whistle with an arrowhead.
Qing Chinese term meaning "war arrow". The standard Qing military arrow.
The "four curved" bow
Chinese name for a type of Qing military arrow.
A famous bow making shop in Chengdu, active until the 1960s.
Mda‘ gdong (མད་འ་ག་དོ་ང་)
Tibetan for an open quiver that spreads the arrows out.
Manchu word for quiver. Also means "right hand".
Tevfik the leather binder
An Ottoman leather binder who in 1866 - 1867 covered a bow made by Haci Gavsî in 1824 - 1825.