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kara Line breaks: kara
Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːrə/

Definition of kara in English:


A steel bangle worn on the right wrist as one of the five distinguishing signs of the Sikh Khalsa.
Example sentences
  • The kesh, the kachha, the kara, the kanga and the kirpan are the gifts, chiseled out for the Khalsa, by the divine artist.
  • One of the other symbols was a kara, a steel bangle that, among other things, represented restraint.
  • I wear a kara (bangle - another Sikh symbol), I wore a turban to my brother's wedding and I use the generic Sikh middle name of Singh.


From Punjabi karā.

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