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n. An Arabian (especially Yemeni) dagger with a short curved blade that is worn on a belt.

Usage examples of "jambiya".

Ruha's jambiya from her sash and pointed the curved blade at the witch.

Selim's hand tightened over the hilt of his jambiya, and Kane took a quick pace forward, lifted a foot and pushed him back over the low rail.

Selim followed at a more leisurely pace, one hand toying with the hilt of his jambiya, the other tugging gently at his beard.

His robes were of dazzling whiteness and the hilt of his jambiya was of finely wrought gold.