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Jian guard logo

Hūshǒu (護手)

Chinese for the handguard of a weapon.
Parang nabur logo

Parang nabur

A type of saber from the southern part of Kalimantan.
Edge logo

Dhār (धार्)

Nepali term for the edge of a blade.
Jeyen Manchu saber tip logo

Jeyen

Manchu word for the tip of a saber.
Dhu alfaqar logo

Dhu alfaqar (ذو الفقار)

An Islamic legendary sword.
Husa dha

Husa Valley dha

A type of dha made by the Chinese Shan in Husa Valley, Yunnan.
Hakim shahi

Hakim shahi

A style of Indian sword hilt.
Talwar

Talwar (तलवार)

The national sword of India.
Hakim khani logo

Hakim khāni

A style of Indian sword hilt
Karan shahi hilt

Karan shāhī

A style of Indian sword hilt
Dha shay

Dha shay

A Burmese name for the long dha.
Linkin dha

Linkin dha

A type of dha used by various tribes in northern Burma.
Dalwé

Dalwé

Alternative spelling for dha-lwé. A large dha that was worn slung over the shoulder.
truong dao

Trường đao (長刀)

A large Vietnamese type of falchion sword.
Dha-lwe

Dha-lwé

Burmese for a type of sword worn slung over the shoulder.
Ceremonial guom

Thanh gươm (劍)

Vietnamese for a ceremonial saber.
Tegha logo

Teghá

A type of Indian saber with a broad blade.
Guom logo

Gươm (鎌)

The Vietnamese saber.
Guom truong

Gươm truòng (鎌長)

The Vietnamese two-handed saber.
Zhanmadao logo

Zhǎnmǎdāo (斬馬刀)

Literally, "horse cutting blade". The name of various classical Chinese weapons.
Hudiedao

Butterfly swords

English name for the húdiédāo (蝴蝶刀)
Bat jam do 

Bat jam do (八斬刀)

Cantonese pronunciation for bāzhǎndāo, an alternative name for húdiédāo.
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Bāzhǎndāo  (八斬刀)

Alternative name for the húdiédāo.
Kandao

Kǎndāo (砍刀)

Chinese for "chopping saber". An alternative name for the dàdāo.
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Dàdāo (大刀)

Literally "big knife", it is primarily associated with the iconic broad saber of post-imperial China.
Shuangjian

Shuāngjiàn (雙劍)

Language: Mandarin Chinese

Kora

Kora

A forward-curved sword that is associated mainly with the Ghurkas of Nepal.
Pa tam

Pa tam (པ་ཏམ་)

Tibetan word for a sword worn at the waist.
Dpa'dam

Dpa'dam (དཔའ་དམ་)

Tibetan name for their typical dress sword.
Hudiedao

Húdiédāo (蝴蝶刀)

A type of Chinese double swords with D-shaped guards.
Sosun pattah

Sosun pattah (सोसन पत्ता)

An Indian sword with a recurved blade.
Garin logo

Garin

Manchu for "saber guard".
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Green Standard Army Zhanmadao

The Green Standard Army Zhanmadao was a large two-handed saber of the Qing dynasty.

Loho

Loho

Manchu word for saber.
Zi Qín Jì

Zi Qín Jì (子勤記)

A Chinese sword maker's shop that was active during the Guangxu period (1875 - 1908).
Tip

Thuda

Sinhala for the point of a sword blade.
Edge

Agissa

Sinhala for the edge on a sword blade.
Groovy

Peeli

Sinhala for grooves on a blade. (Fullers).
blade

Isa

Sinhala for "blade".
Sinhalese sword blade

Kadu patha

Sinhala for "blade".
Alluva

Alluva

Sinhala for side plates on a sword.
Sérapéṅdiya mūna

Sérapéṅdiya mūna

Sinhala for the head of a mythical bird. Often used as sword ornament.
Quillons

Vari sārkawa

Sinhala for the quillons on a Sinhalese sword.
Sinhalese knuckle guard

Ath häde

Sinhala for "knuckle guard".
Knuckle guard

Ath väsma

Sinhala term given by Deraniyagala for "knuckle guard".
Lion hilt

Siṃha mūnu mitta

Sinhala for "lion-faced hilt"
Mitta

Mitta

Sinhala for "hilt".
Gediya

Gediya

Sinhala for "pommel".
Simha logo

Siṃha

Sinhalese for "lion". The national symbol of the Sinhalese people.
Rusty saber

Dāo shàng xiù (刀上鏥)

Language: Mandarin Chinese
Source: Classical literature