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ekka

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Pronunciation: /ˈɛkə
 
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Definition of ekka in English:

noun

Indian
A small vehicle with two wheels that is pulled by a horse.
Example sentences
  • The chariot of those days was somewhat like today's ekka.
  • On a perfectly-macadamed, butter-like road, the perfect ekka should make one feel that it is full of potholes.
  • The Ekka and gari or bugee appear to have been developed during the Mughal period.

Origin

from Hindi ikkā, from Sanskrit eka 'one'.

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