charka

noun char·ka \ˈchərkə, -är-\
variants: or

charkha

\ˈchərkə, -är-\

Definition of charka

plural

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  1. :  a domestic spinning wheel used in India chiefly for cotton

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Origin and Etymology of charka

Hindi carkha, from Persian charkha, charkh wheel, from Middle Persian chark; akin to Avestan chaxra- wheel, Sanskrit cakra — more at wheel


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