Jambiya

   A dagger used in battle and ceremony in India and the Middle East. It is of Arabian origin.

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  • Jambiya — Jambiya, or jambia (Arabic script جمبية or جنبية), is the Arabic term for dagger, but it is generally used to describe a specific type of dagger with a short curved blade that is worn on a belt. Although the jambiya is of Arab origin, it is… …   Wikipedia

  • Jambiya — du Yémen. La jambiya, ou jambia ou djambia (arabe : جمبية), correspond au terme arabe désignant un poignard, mais il est généralement utilisé pour décrire un type particulier de poignard à lame courte courbe, porté sur la ceinture dans les… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • jambiya — /jam bee yeuh/, n. an Arabian knife having a curved, double edged blade, usually with a central rib. [ < Ar janbiyah] * * * …   Universalium

  • jambiya — noun An Arabian (especially Yemeni) dagger with a short curved blade that is worn on a belt …   Wiktionary

  • jambiya — /jam bee yeuh/, n. an Arabian knife having a curved, double edged blade, usually with a central rib. [ < Ar janbiyah] …   Useful english dictionary

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