kirpan

noun kir·pan \kirˈpän, kər-\

Definition of kirpan

plural

-s

  1. :  the sacred dagger of the Sikhs the right of every Sikh … to wear a kirpan — J. C. Archer

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Origin and Etymology of kirpan

Panjabi & Hindi kirpāṇ, from Sanskrit kṛpāṇa sword


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