Guna (knife)

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Guna (knife) - Philippines.jpg
Place of originPhilippines
Blade typeSingle-edged
Hilt typehardwood

Guna, also called bolo-guna, is a Filipino weeding knife with a very short and wide dull blade with a perpendicular blunt end. It is an agricultural tool used mainly for digging roots and weeding gardens, approximating the functions of a garden hoe. It is the smallest type of bolo.[1][2][3]

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  1. ^ "Guna". Retrieved 17 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Assorted Blade from Cebu". Ancient Cebuano Bladed Weapons. Retrieved 17 July 2019.
  3. ^ Conklin, Alfred R.; Stilwell, Thomas (2007). World Food: Production and Use. p. 11. ISBN 9780470168714.