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Old 21st December 2016, 10:17 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by Battara
A good catch Robert. Would you post the source of this article?

I do however question the "katana" term.........


A lot of Japanese Christians emigrated to the Philippines after their religion was proscribed in the 17th Century, and so katana could easily be a "loan word".

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japan...the_Philippines
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