Language: Nepali
Source: A 1931 dictionary

Description

Pato (पातो) is the Nepali word for the side or "shoulder" of a khukurī blade. 

Other meanings: Page (of a book); the small piece of tile put in a hookah above the tobacco; shoulder-blade; tyre of a wheel.

 

Khol lines on khukuri

A mid 19th century khukurī.

 

For a complete overview of khukurī terminology, see my article: A Nepalese khukurī glossary.

 

Notes
1. Sir Ralph Lilley Turner; A comparative and etymological dictionary of the Nepali language. London: K. Paul, Trench, Trubner, 1931.

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