Entry from British & World English dictionary
A steel bangle worn on the right wrist as one of the five distinguishing signs of the Sikh Khalsa.
- 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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