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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th May 2021, 09:49 PM
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Posted By Amuk Murugul
KOEDJANG / KUJANG

Hullo everybody! :)

Just thought I'd post a more complete explanation/protocol of the KOEDJANG.
Hope it's not too boring.

Best,

KOEDJANG:

The Koedjang is a traditional implement which...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th March 2021, 10:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 14,076
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo everybody! :) Just decluttering my...

Hullo everybody! :)

Just decluttering my Bandjar stuff:

- Lading (knife; when used for tapping, it's referred to as 'lading sadap').

- Karis Setjang.

Hope it's of use to somebody.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st February 2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,816
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo David, :) I have been rationalising...

Hullo David, :)

I have been rationalising all my traditional/heritage material due to reason of practicality. Whatever is no longer in my ‘core’ collection has been passed on to other koentjen...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st February 2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,816
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Jean, :) I am sorry to say that I am...

Hullo Jean, :)
I am sorry to say that I am poverty-stricken wrt bibliography; so I pretty much have to rely on 'fieldwork'. In other words, I have not had access to the book you mention.
As I have...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 31st January 2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,816
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Sarangka Soenda (Soenda Sheaths)

Hullo everybody! :)

Doing some 'house-cleaning'. Thought somebody may appreciate these background pictures before I erase them.
My apologies should they not show up too well on your screen. At...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd January 2021, 06:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,207
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo everybody! :) I'm sorry to say I can't...

Hullo everybody! :)

I'm sorry to say I can't trump that.

Best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th January 2021, 05:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 14,076
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Common Karit

Hullo everybody! :)

Just for 'completeness' (ref. posts #9 & #11).
Both are everyday-use items (also sometimes referred to as: parang), from the 1st. quarter of the 20thC.

Best,
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st December 2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,816
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo David, :) Firstly, I generally agree...

Hullo David, :)

Firstly, I generally agree with what you have stated.
However:"This is not to say that the academics are always correct, but it seems odd to so quickly dismiss them in favour of...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st December 2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,816
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo jagabuwana, :) It appears that I may...

Hullo jagabuwana, :)

It appears that I may have been too abrupt and thus been misunderstood.
For that I sincerely apologise. I was merely reiterating what I've often said in this room. No offence...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st December 2020, 04:13 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,816
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo jagabuwana, You asked and I answered....

Hullo jagabuwana,

You asked and I answered. As is usually the case, what I provide is as is, to be taken or dismissed. I don’t engage in debate, I find it too taxing and time-consuming and am...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th December 2020, 01:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,816
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Alan, "In English "Basa Sunda Jero"...

Hullo Alan,

"In English "Basa Sunda Jero" can be understood as "Inside Language", in the sense of a select language not meant to be understood by everybody, as I was told, a jargon the purpose of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th November 2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,714
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Holes in a blade

Hullo all, :)

I notice a bit of interest in this area.
Here's my contribution w.r.t. Koedjang.

As an example, the assignation of the Koedjang Tjioeng commensurate with the duties and function...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th November 2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,549
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Anthony! :) This may be of some use: ...

Hullo Anthony! :)

This may be of some use:

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showpost.php?p=242437&postcount=2

note the bit on 'mata/eyelet' and 'an anomaly'.

Best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st November 2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 14,076
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo everybody! :) Just thought I'd add...

Hullo everybody! :)

Just thought I'd add this Peit (ref. fig.15B) for posterity.

Best,
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th March 2020, 01:20 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,816
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Another one to view/share

Hullo everybody! :)

Another doehoeng just to share with anyone interested.
Enjoy!

Name: Sang Poetjoek Oemoen
Desc: Sampana Leres 9Eloek GALOEHPANGAOEBAN
Char: Koekoedoeng , djalwan , pentil...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st February 2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,714
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Rampes ….. I always try to post examples...

Rampes …..

I always try to post examples from my family collection; thus not for ’public viewing'.

I am not sure what you mean.
The handle on '#1/3.’ is just a bajang handle, of which there...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th November 2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,816
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Jean, As explained in post #2, sandang...

Hullo Jean,

As explained in post #2, sandang walikat= gird over the shoulder.


Alan,

I don't see it as a dialect. It was designed to facilitate communication between confederate officials...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th November 2019, 05:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,816
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Alan, I felt obliged to respond. ...

Hullo Alan,

I felt obliged to respond.
Forgive me if I sound a bit cynical, but experiences have left me rather disappointed (especially by those in position to make significant change). However,...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th November 2019, 11:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,816
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Jean, Mahisah Kerak is a style/dapoer Tjorok,...

Jean,
Mahisah Kerak is a style/dapoer
Tjorok, mentioned in post #2, tang>0.7cm
Djerbon= trust/faith in ‘mother'; from ‘ djedjer’(=one who can be trusted/depended upon) and ‘...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th November 2019, 03:33 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,816
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo everybody! :) I thought I'd balance post...

Hullo everybody! :)
I thought I'd balance post #2 with some "eloek' examples:

03. MahisahKerak 5Eloek (SandangWalikat,Tjorok)

Name: Sang Goeroe Hijang
Desc: Doehoeng Mahisah Kerak 5Eloek...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th November 2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,999
Posted By Amuk Murugul
"Dapur Jambeya"?

Hullo again Thomas! :)

Just to follow up on my previous response:
The following central Java description may relate to your post :

dapur jambeya:straight blade, pejetan, tikel alis, tingil.
...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd November 2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,999
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Kai, Thanks! Yes, that's what I meant....

Hullo Kai,

Thanks! Yes, that's what I meant.
I'm rather tech-challenged; after a few tries to do what I wanted, I gave up and did what I could.
Thanks again.

I managed to track one down...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd November 2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,999
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Jean, Just thought I'd add this link...

Hullo Jean,

Just thought I'd add this link to a southern Kalamantan djambia for comparison:
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?p=243987#post243987

Best,
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 2nd November 2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,999
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Thomas, My two-doeits' worth (first...

Hullo Thomas,

My two-doeits' worth (first impression):

- Overall sheathed assemblage reminiscent of southern Kalamantan; in particular, a djambia/jambia/jambya/jambeya.

- Blade simplicity...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd October 2019, 03:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,714
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Colonial Relics

Hullo again everybody! :)

Just to share:
Left - pedang/side-arm of the original Korps Marechaussee.
Right - golok/side-arm of KNIL.

Best,
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