Bow Terminology, XVII C. Polish (and Turkish)

adapted from:http://bowtime.republika.pl/slownik.html

See also http://bowtime.republika.pl/index_en.html

Bardzo maly slowniczek nazw czesci luku azjatyckiego
(Very Small Dictionary)

Pictures and text used with permission

By: A. Karpowicz, A. Abratowski, Csikos Balint

 

 

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nr English Turkish Polish
Fig. 1. bow yai luk
I back zahr grzbiet
II belly baghyr brzusiec
1 tips, ears bash (1+2) rogi
2 (1+2) siyah kasan
3 arm, limb sal ramie
4 grip, handle kabza majdan
5 nock gez zaczep
6 bridge   wspornik
7, Fig. 2. (bow)string kiris
(kirisz)
cieciwa
1 loop tundj petla
2 knot dgm wezel
3 string serving meidanlyk owijka
Fig. 3. arrow puta, gezi,
pishrev
strzala
1 arrowhead   grot, ploszczyk
2 shaft   promien, drzewce,
brzechwa
3 fletching   opierzenie, lotki
4 arrownock   nasadka
x quiver tirkesh kolczan, tul
x bowcase sadak lubie, sajdak
x thumb ring zyghyr zekier