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Old 14th March 2021, 12:57 PM   #5
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Unfortunately, or rather fortunately, not everything is so simple. This sword had a name. So far, we can say for sure that it is very likely that such a sword was used by "Banabaz" troops by analogy with "Shamshirbaz". The point is, in order to accurately understand the term (and the subject itself), it is necessary to understand the etymology. Even now, the names of objects are not given without any meaning ("smartphone" f.e.) especially in ancient traditional culture. I would not like to publicly voice something that I am not completely sure about, it takes time to clarify this, but it is very likely that in India such a sword was presented as consisting of two parts and and could be named by analogy with how "an arrow" could be named by the name of one of its parts.
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