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Old 2nd January 2018, 12:57 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by Timo Nieminen
Local usage? After all, terms like this (khanda, tulwar, shamshir, gladius, kilij, etc.) mean, generically, "sword" in their languages of origin. It's only in foreign languages (like English) that they come to mean specific types of swords.

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