Definition of patka in English:

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patka

Pronunciation: /ˈpʌtkɑː/
/ˈpʌtkə/

noun

A man’s head covering consisting of a small piece of cloth wrapped around the head, worn especially by Sikh boys or young men.
Example sentences
  • It was led by a stocky Sikh wearing a bright turban with a yellow patka (the band in the middle).
  • The penultimate over before lunch, Harbhajan, shockingly resplendent in white patka, found his bounce.
  • He ran in aggressively, wearing a white patka that was reminiscent of that great flighter of the ball, Bishan Singh Bedi.

Origin

Punjabi paṭkā from Sanskrit paṭṭikā 'turban cloth'.

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