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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi Yesterday, 10:52 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Green
David; Absolutely true that English is not my...

David;

Absolutely true that English is not my native /first language ,although i sometimes imagine that mine is almost as good as Nabokov's (just joking!)...I did mean exactly what I asked......
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th October 2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 184
Posted By Green
Bugis keris :Owned by or a gift to Makassar walikota 1967 ?

Here is my new keris which I have not received yet. The pics are from the seller.

I hope some of you can answer a few questions about this keris.

1) The sheath has inscription that is clearly...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 29th August 2018, 04:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By Green
Question on this keris... how many luks etc

Here is a javanese (?) blade dressed in Malay(?) Sulawesi (?) dress.
The pamor has been severely eroded and I have a few questions that I hope I get some comments/answers

1) I count 8 luks but not...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th August 2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,005
Posted By Green
Jean; sorry if you take it that way... when i...

Jean;

sorry if you take it that way... when i drive a proton saga (malaysian local car) and complain , by your argument i should make my own car :shrug: :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th August 2018, 01:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,005
Posted By Green
Jean, Sorry, I don't feel very interested to...

Jean,

Sorry, I don't feel very interested to view the whole videos. Even from the beginning I can see a few things that he said that I find questionable, so I don't think it's much value for me to...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th August 2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,005
Posted By Green
Malay is essentially a very simple language. ...

Malay is essentially a very simple language. Migrant workers from South India or Nepal for example can pick up the language within 3 months without any formal training course and merely by...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th August 2018, 05:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,005
Posted By Green
I have not watched the the vids except for the...

I have not watched the the vids except for the first few minutes of the first one where he mentioned about the keris spreading from malaysia to the rest of the 'nusantara' and I stopped there, so I...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th July 2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 653
Posted By Green
i'm trying to learn (about javanese keris) here....

i'm trying to learn (about javanese keris) here. Ok so, it is not majapahit... but is this considered a GOOD keris? i know 'good' is subjective... but can it be considered a high quality keris based...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th July 2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 914
Posted By Green
Tridachna is very hard and brittle... it would be...

Tridachna is very hard and brittle... it would be quite impossible to carve the intricate designs on this hilt i think...

Also, from my experience , the tridacna imperfections are small holes due to...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th July 2018, 01:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 914
Posted By Green
Is this a tourist trap or a real deal?

I know nothing about this type of keris with 'gold' decoration and most that I saw have been told to be of low quality touristy items.

Yet, I kind of attracted to this particular one. The bling is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th June 2018, 01:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 786
Posted By Green
ok from here in malaysia

ok from here in malaysia
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th May 2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By Green
the script is arabic and in arabic language. i...

the script is arabic and in arabic language. i don't understand arabic but on the sampir two words i recognize is Ali and zulfakar.there is the word Allah also on the sampir and the handle.

Ali is...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th May 2018, 04:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By Green
the writing is in arabic script in malay...

the writing is in arabic script in malay language.

Can't make out the first word in the third line because the picture is cropped and a few alphabets missing but the complete sentence is like...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd May 2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,999
Posted By Green
it is arabic "shukran"... meaning thank...

it is arabic "shukran"... meaning thank you
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th March 2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,999
Posted By Green
i have no idea... but this paper does not look...

i have no idea... but this paper does not look like random scraps to pad the pendok to me... i may be wrong though...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 29th March 2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,999
Posted By Green
interesting... it is arabic alphabets written in...

interesting... it is arabic alphabets written in bahasa melayu (malay) with arabic signs which is not normally used in malay words written in arabic script.
Also, the alphabets are writen separately...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd March 2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,999
Posted By Green
looks like 'Allah' in arabic script

looks like 'Allah' in arabic script
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th March 2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,999
Posted By Green
You're in luck.. Just got the translation from...

You're in luck..

Just got the translation from one arabic speaker..
the madurese one according to him is as follows: (loosely translated)

An Nafiy = The one who gives benefits
Al Kafiy = the one...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th March 2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,999
Posted By Green
The one on the pendok is a calligraphy of Allah...

The one on the pendok is a calligraphy of Allah and muhammad written inside it
the one on ivory handle is muhammad (in upside down position)
the one on madura handle I can not make it... will try to...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th March 2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,999
Posted By Green
The one in the circle is Muhammad on top and...

The one in the circle is Muhammad on top and rasullullah in a rather abbreviated jumbled up arrangement... muhammad rasullullah...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th March 2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,999
Posted By Green
It is Islamic profession of faith...

It is Islamic profession of faith "Laillahaillallah Muhammadurrasulullah"... there is no god but Allah and Muhammad is the prophet of Allah
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th March 2018, 12:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,521
Posted By Green
it's too far away for me... but if anyone sees a...

it's too far away for me... but if anyone sees a balato or a nice malay keris do let me know...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 21st February 2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 922
Posted By Green
The words on the paddle reads "Bandar haru...

The words on the paddle reads "Bandar haru (?) Perak"...
I don't know what Bandar haru means... perak = silver in malay/indonesian
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st February 2018, 01:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,060
Posted By Green
Kai; I posted the pic of the hilt in an fb...

Kai;

I posted the pic of the hilt in an fb forum hosted by a Patani keris collector and one Seller mentioned that "it was not very old" and another stated it was made in Kelantan.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th February 2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,060
Posted By Green
Kai; The fit is barely acceptable and the sheath...

Kai;

The fit is barely acceptable and the sheath is not the original to the blade I believe as shown in the pic below.

I tend to agree with Alan's latest post in not changing anything and leave the...
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