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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th December 2012, 02:52 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 16,724
Posted By mohd
Hi Willem, got your email. So sorry for the late...

Hi Willem, got your email.
So sorry for the late reply.
I was moving to Alor Setar some 460 km north of Kuala Lumpur.
I still don't have internet access at home and I have to go to cybercafe...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th August 2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,287
Posted By mohd
:D My mother tongue is Malay so in order to...

:D

My mother tongue is Malay so in order to correctly pronounce the Arabic words or the Malay words which were borrowed from the Arabic words I had to learn what we called as...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th August 2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,557
Posted By mohd
Kindly allow me to correctly name those objects...

Kindly allow me to correctly name those objects in the picture of the Afghan seal, please!

1. Babu-l-masjid is the gate of entrance to the mosque.

2. Mimbar (Arabic:...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th August 2012, 01:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,293
Posted By mohd
Agree with Detlef, the first two are Badiks and...

Agree with Detlef, the first two are Badiks and the last two are Sirauis.


IMVHO the term Bade Bade is either not in used any longer or it never used at all but a misspelling of the earlier...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th July 2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,341
Posted By mohd
Thanks a lot to Nonoy and Miguel to confirm the...

Thanks a lot to Nonoy and Miguel to confirm the identification of the 'golok' done by Vinny and Jones in the earlier postings :)
And now there's no doubt anymore that the origin of that particular...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd July 2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,341
Posted By mohd
Hi Vinny, Hi Jones, Thanks a lot for all the info...

Hi Vinny,
Hi Jones,
Thanks a lot for all the info :)
It seems we agreed that it's a Philippines 'golok'.

Vinny might be correct to say that it might be from Luzon .. anyhow it must be from the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd July 2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,341
Posted By mohd
Help Needed To Verify The Identity of A Golok

Hi pals, we the Malaysian knife collectors are in the process of identifying the various types of Malaysian parang, golok and pisau (i.e. parang, golok and pisau which are originated from Malay...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th May 2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,857
Posted By mohd
Willem, the use of nickname is not only normal in...

Willem, the use of nickname is not only normal in Aceh but in most parts of Malay Archipelago.
In Malaysia for example, names like Tok Janggut, Tok Gajah and Tok Pulau Manis are nicknames. Those were...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th May 2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,660
Posted By mohd
Hi Atlantia, This is what I see from the...

Hi Atlantia,

This is what I see from the inscriptions.
Anyhow you have to rotate the picture just like the one done by Dom.

عــبــد...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th May 2012, 01:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,857
Posted By mohd
Hi Willem, So sorry for the late reply because I...

Hi Willem,

So sorry for the late reply because I just opened my mailbox and read your email this morning :o

Congrats for acquiring the beautiful Klewang (i.e. or Parang Lading Jantan) Aceh.

Those...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th July 2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,357
Posted By mohd
To me it looks like a Pisau Raut / Pisau Wali /...

To me it looks like a Pisau Raut / Pisau Wali / Pisau Coret of Peninsular Malaysia or Penat of Sarawak :D

mohd
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th July 2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,891
Posted By mohd
Beautiful Sundang! Congrats to you Robert! mohd

Beautiful Sundang!
Congrats to you Robert!

mohd
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th July 2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,469
Posted By mohd
Agree with Kai, Erik. IMO it's what we called as...

Agree with Kai, Erik.
IMO it's what we called as Lawi Ayam in Sumatra and Peninsular Malaysia.
The name Lawi Ayam is derived from the Malay name for the tail feather of a rooster.
It is the largest...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th July 2011, 05:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 14,295
Posted By mohd
Cut Nyak Dhien Of Aceh (i.e. "Cut" in...

Cut Nyak Dhien Of Aceh (i.e. "Cut" in Malay sounds like "chute" in English).
Click HERE (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cut_Nyak_Dhien) to read about Cut Nyak...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th July 2011, 05:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,614
Posted By mohd
Kindly don't rub any more .. let the lady genie...

Kindly don't rub any more .. let the lady genie sleep some more :p

http://fc04.deviantart.net/fs37/i/2008/262/2/9/Lady_Genie_from_the_Lamp_by_didihime.jpg

mohd
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th July 2011, 04:29 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,647
Posted By mohd
Hi Maurice, IMVHO that's not a talismanic...

Hi Maurice, IMVHO that's not a talismanic symbols/inlay.
Those're just engraved/inlaid adornments/decorations .

Is it a crocodile or a lizard?
In Malay world lizard is a symbol of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th July 2011, 01:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,353
Posted By mohd
Hi David, it's a beautiful piece! Congrats to you...

Hi David, it's a beautiful piece!
Congrats to you for the acquisition :)


I've checked it and I saw something which might provide some light to it.

An the top is the script...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th July 2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,739
Posted By mohd
Thanks for the explanation Michael :) Actually...

Thanks for the explanation Michael :)
Actually I'm not an MA practitioner thuogh :o
I just give my two cents base on my experience handling that sort of blade in agricultural usage :o
It just...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th July 2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 14,499
Posted By mohd
Hi Gavin and all the forum members, I think the...

Hi Gavin and all the forum members,

I think the forum members especially Jentayu and Tunggulametung had already done great job in translating the scripts written on the blade of the Bangsamoro...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th July 2011, 04:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,739
Posted By mohd
Beautiful Klewang, Michael! The blade has a nice...

Beautiful Klewang, Michael!
The blade has a nice flow!
Anyhow IMVHO the unique feature is not meant for index finger resting place but just a uniquely shaped single guard.
We Malays generally have...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th July 2011, 02:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,934
Posted By mohd
Hi Willem, Congrats to you! It sure is a...

Hi Willem,

Congrats to you!
It sure is a beautiful piece :)


It is Acehnese language written in Jawi script (i.e. originally is Arabic script).

The first line عـﻼ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st January 2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,301
Posted By mohd
...

http://www.tcwestbay.com/traversecity/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/Happy-New-Year-2011.jpg

mohd
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th September 2010, 02:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,776
Posted By mohd
Hi Willem, I got your message, anyhow I'm not a...

Hi Willem, I got your message, anyhow I'm not a real good help in translating the inscription either :o

Hi Dom, Tunggul and others, you all had done great :)


First, IMVHO it is a Rudus but not a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th September 2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,055
Posted By mohd
Hi Maurice, I just read your message and here I...

Hi Maurice, I just read your message and here I am! In fact I'm just wondering whether I'm of any help to you in translations :o

You did great Tunggul! In fact you'd done most of the bushwhacking...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th May 2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,022
Posted By mohd
Sahihta ya ustaz! walakin sahihtu aidhon! Surely...

Sahihta ya ustaz! walakin sahihtu aidhon! Surely that's a good comment, Dom :cool:

Again CMIIAW, I said "MaLIK is derived from Arabic word" and I never said "MaLIK is an Arabic word". Meaning the...
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