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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi Yesterday, 09:50 PM
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Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo jagabuwana, This may help: Desc:...

Hullo jagabuwana,

This may help:

Desc: Doehoeng Soember (bangkinang variant)
Char: Oepih-rai moentir, djanoer mentjar
Blade: LxOALxWxT=56x67x7.15x1.49cm.
Handle: Green-horn malati-motif w/...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th June 2021, 02:31 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,111
Posted By Amuk Murugul
a SOEMBER for all reasons …..

Hullo everybody! :)

All seems Quiet On The Western Front ….. hope it’s not a portent of the ‘new-normal’.

A light-hearted look, just for sharing. So please excuse the poor quality. Enjoy!

A...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 29th May 2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 925
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo everybody! :) Perhaps one can invite...

Hullo everybody! :)

Perhaps one can invite the good offices of our Portuguese friends, or anyone who has access to Portuguese sources, to investigate whether such items were gifted to:

- the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th May 2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 925
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo everybody! :) - examples of above item...

Hullo everybody! :)

- examples of above item (of same protocol) from as far back as early 16thC exist in vg condition and documented. Therefore, highly likely similar items , with the same...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th May 2021, 04:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 15,409
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Ian, :) When it is used like a sabre, at...

Hullo Ian, :)
When it is used like a sabre, at close quarters/limited space, it gives a better cut.
However, it may be more convenient to use for everyday tasks (like a golok), by holding it on the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th May 2021, 10:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 15,409
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Tangkitn Datoek variants (ref. post #1, 4. above)

Hullo everybody! :)

I just discovered this photo; it properly belongs here. I must have either forgotten to post it at the time, or it's posted elsewhere. My apologies.

The main difference in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th May 2021, 09:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,591
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: 25
Views: 15,409
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: 60
Views: 15,111
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: 60
Views: 15,111
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: 60
Views: 15,111
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: 2,339
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: 25
Views: 15,409
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: 60
Views: 15,111
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: 60
Views: 15,111
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: 60
Views: 15,111
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: 60
Views: 15,111
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: 7,591
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: 3,918
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: 25
Views: 15,409
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: 60
Views: 15,111
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: 7,591
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: 60
Views: 15,111
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: 60
Views: 15,111
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: 60
Views: 15,111
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 ‘...
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