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five Ks Syllabification: five Ks
Pronunciation: /ˌfīv ˈkāz/

Definition of five Ks in English:

plural noun

(the five Ks)
See Khalsa.
Example sentences
  • Members of the Sikh community, known as the Khalsa, were recognized by the five Ks: uncut hair, a comb, knee length breeches, a steel bracelet, and a sabre (kirpan).

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