khanda

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Punjabi ਖੰਡਾ (khaṇḍā), from a Prakrit form, from Sanskrit खड्ग (khaḍga), of uncertain origin.

Noun[edit]

khanda (plural khandas)

The khanda symbol
  1. A double-edged sword from India, used ceremonially in Sikhism.
  2. A religious symbol of Sikhism, having the shape of three swords: a khanda, a chakram and two kirpans.

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