Minangkabau weapon in Indonesia

The karambit or kerambit is a kind of curved knife of Indonesian origin that is used as a weapon.[1] The shape of its blade resembles a tiger's claw.[2] Many kerambits have a ring at the end of the handle to retain the index finger.[3]



  1. (Inc 2004, p. 82)
  2. (PutraDanayu 2021, p. 198)
  3. (PutraDanayu 2021, p. 197)


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