A small pot filled with lighted charcoal, used to transport fire or (in Kashmir) carried close to the body as a means of keeping warm.
- I also pick up two kangris, clay lamps that Kashmiris fill with glowing charcoals and hold against their bodies, inside their feyrans, in the cold of winter.
- The Pandit women welcomed us; they offered us their kangris to warm up but as they spoke, the bitterness poured out.
- It was a mob of over hundred Kashmiri men, all of them dressed in pheren and carrying kangris in their hands.
From Hindi kāṁgṛī.
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