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kangha

Line breaks: kan¦gha
Pronunciation: /ˈkʌŋhə
 
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Definition of kangha in English:

noun

A comb worn in the hair as one of the five distinguishing signs of the Sikh Khalsa.
Example sentences
  • It must be combed at least twice a day, and is usually held in place with the kangha, a small wooden comb.
  • This activity introduces students to the five Ks of Sikhism, namely kara, kangha, kirpan, kachera and kesh.
  • The hairs removed by the kangha are not to be thrown in a dirty place or on the floor.

Origin

from Punjabi kanghā.

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