Single Edged

Some articles on edged, single, single edged:

Blade Weapons - Typology - Single and Double-edged
... a sword (jian 劍, geom (검), ken/tsurugi (剣), pedang) is a double-edged straight-bladed weapon, while a knife or saber (dāo 刀, do (도), to/katana (刀), pisau ... A single-edged sword is called a kirpan, and its double-edged counterpart a khanda or tega ... European terminology does give generic names for single-edged and double-edged blades but refers to specific types with the term 'sword' covering them all ...
Blade Weapons - History - Middle Ages - East Asia
... As steel technology improved, single-edged weapons became popular throughout Asia ... Ancient pre-samurai swords included tsurugi (straight double edged blade) and Chokutō (straight single edged blade) ... including but not limited to the hwando (single edged sabre), Hwandudaedo, Jedok geom (literally, the "Admiral's" sword), and the yedo ...
Korean Swords - Types
... Yedo (예도 銳刀) This sword is generally a single edged saber ranging from 3 to 4 feet (1.2 m) ... This term is usually used for double edged swords, but its also used for single edged swords ... The sword was usually about 5–6 feet tall and single edged ...

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