Definition of kurta in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈkəːtə
(also kurtha)


A loose collarless shirt worn by people from South Asia, usually with a salwar, churidars, or pyjama.
More example sentences
  • At the other end of the bench sat a man in a kurta and shawl: he had a turban and a drooping white moustache.
  • Hindu men wear a type of shirt called a kurta and trousers called dhoti.
  • Readymade salwar suits and kurtas from jute to silk are also available.


from Urdu and Persian kurtah.

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