Definition of patka in English:

patka

Syllabification: pat·ka
Pronunciation: /ˈpətkä
 
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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.
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    • 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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