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Kachin name for a long straight sword.
Term coined by Bell in 1907, describing a dha that by then was mainly of Chinese make.
Hkamti dha (ခန္တီး ဓား)
Burmese trade name of the lin gin, a machete-like sword.
Burmese type of sword, worn in scabbard slung from the shoulder.
Lin gin (လင်းကင်း)
Burmese for a machete-like that was used widely in Kachin state and Assam.
Shan da (ရှမ်းဓား)
Burmese word for the Shan sword with pointed blade.
Name for fine dha with fine overlaid blades. Named after Mindan village where they were made.
Husa Valley dha
A type of dha made by the Chinese Shan in Husa Valley, Yunnan.
A name for the long Burmese dha.
Colonial British name A type of dha used by various tribes in northern Burma.
Burmese for a type of sword worn slung over the shoulder.
Dha / da (ဓား)
Burmese word for sword, knife or chopper.