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Chirra

Collector's term for the ridges outlining grooves on a khukurī blade.
Cira on khukuri

Cirā चिरा

Nepali term for the ridges outlining grooves on a khukurī blade.
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Āṅa khol khukurī (आङ आङ खुकुरी)

A subtype of khukurī that has a single fuller in the main portion of the blade.
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Āṅa khukurī (आङ खुकुरी)

A subtype of khukurī that has no fullers in the main portion of the blade.
Tin chirra khukuri logo

Tīna cirā khukurī (तीन चिरा खुकुरी)

A subtype of khukurī that has three fullers in the main portion of the blade.
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Du'i cirā khukurī (दुइ चिरा खुकुरी)

A subtype of khukurī that has two fullers in the main portion of the blade.
Khukri grip

Bĩṛ (बिँड़्)

Nepali word for the handle of a khukuri.
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Pāto (पातो)

Nepali word for the "shoulder" of a khukurī blade.
Khol on khukri

Khol (खोल्)

Nepali for the grooves running the base of a khukuri blade.
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Kauro (कौड़ो)

Nepali term for the notch at the base of a khukurī blade.
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Dhār (धार्)

Nepali term for the edge of a blade.
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Bāṛ (बाड़्)

Nepali term for the blade of a khukurī.
Budhunē kukri

Budhunē khukurī (बुधुने खुकुरी)

A variation of khukri with a short, broad blade.
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Khukri (खुक्रि)

The traditional fighting and utility knife of Nepal.
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Keris

Thrusting dagger of the Malay archipelago, often with an undulating blade.
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Trousse

French word for case or kit. Used for arms that carry other accouterments in their scabbard.
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Jamdhar (جامدار )

Persian word meaning "demon's tooth", used to describe daggers.
Garsoee katar

Garsoee katar

A specific type of katar that is commonly associated with Kutch.
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Khema

Alternate writing for Khēmau, an armorer working at Bundi.
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Kukri

Common collector's term for the Nepalese khukuri. Main article: Khukuri
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Khukurī (खुकुरी )

A utility and fighting knife associated mainly with the Ghurkas of Nepal.
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Khēmau (खेमौ)

An armorer working in Bundi from at least 1835 to 1872.
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Khanjar (خنجر)

Persian word for dagger.
Shundao

Seleme

Manchu word for a type of large hunting knife.
Shundao

Shùndāo (順刀)

Chinese name for a type of large hunting knife.
Kard dagger

Kard (کرد)

A type of eastern dagger with a fairly straight thrusting blade.
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Dha hmyuang

Burmese word for their dagger.
Bolo from Luzon

Bolo

Bolo simply means knife and is usually used to describe a wide range of Philippine single-edged machete-like tools and weapons.
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Katar

Commonly used name for an Indian push dagger.
Bichaq

Bichaq

In Turkish, bichaq literally means "knife".
Gal-mita pike

Gal-mita pike

Sinhala term for fancy knives. Literally "stone handled knife".
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Execution keris

Often used collector's name for the keris panjang.
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Keris panjang

Literally "long keris", a weapon mostly associated with Sumatra and Malaysia.
Vijayanagara katar

Vijayanagara katar

A peculiar style of hooded push dagger that originated in South India, under the Vijayanagara empire.
Eunjangdo

Eunjangdo

Literally "silver knife". Korean knives worn by upper class women in Joseon society.
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Ul pihiya

Sinhala for "sharp knife".
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Pihiya

Sinhala for "knife".
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Piha kaetta

Often-used term to describe a group of ornate Sinhalese knives.

An Indian khanjarli dagger

Khanjarli

An Indian dagger with recurved blade and large lunette pommels that are usually made of ivory plates.
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Bichuwa

The Bichuwa is an Indian dagger with a looped hilt and recurved blade.
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Chilanam

Alternative spelling for chilanum, a South Indian type of dagger.
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Khapwa

An Indian type of dagger.
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Dozum

A short Bhutanese dagger with a blade that gradually narrows to an acute point.
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Chilanum

A type of Indian dagger with a stem-like grip and wide pommel.