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talwar

Saltos de línea: tal¦war
Pronunciación: /tʌlˈwɑː
 
/
(also tulwar)

Definición de talwar en inglés:

sustantivo

Indian
A sword, especially a type of sabre: the crowd poked at me with sticks and sheathed talwars
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The point of having a curve in a tulwar or a kirpan is to enable you to perform ‘draw cuts’.
  • Tribesmen whose skill lies more in the blade than the bow become bladesmen, wielding the tulwar with grace and speed.
  • As with the previous engagements, the fighting was bitter, with close hand to hand fighting; the Sikhs preferring to rely on their tulwars whilst the British pressed forward with their bayonets.

Origen

early 19th century: Hindi talvār from Sanskrit taravāri.

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