karma

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Loan from Sanskrit कर्मन् (kárman, act, action, performance), first attested in English in 1827.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

karma (countable and uncountable, plural karmas)

  1. (Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Jainism) The sum total of a person's actions, which determine the person's next incarnation in samsara, the cycle of death and rebirth.
  2. A force or law of nature which causes one to reap what one sows; destiny; fate.
  3. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) (uncommon) A distinctive feeling, aura, or atmosphere.

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Translations[edit]

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit कर्मन् (kárman, act, action, performance).

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Noun[edit]

karma n (uncountable)

  1. karma

Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /'karma/
  • Hyphenation: kar‧ma

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit कर्मन् (kárman, act, action, performance).

Adjective[edit]

karma (plural karmaj, accusative singular karman, accusative plural karmajn)

  1. karmic

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

< Sanskrit कर्मन् (kárman, act, action, performance). Appears as headword on p. 341 of the Pieni Tietosanakirja ("Little Encyclopedia") [1] from 1925-28, published by Otava, Helsinki.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑrmɑ/
  • Hyphenation: kar‧ma

Noun[edit]

karma

  1. karma

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit कर्मन् (kárman, act, action, performance).

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Noun[edit]

karma n (genitive singular karma, no plural)

  1. karma

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Polish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

karma f

  1. fodder
Usage notes[edit]

Term karma is used for pets, where pasza is used for other domesticated animals such as livestocks or poultry.

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Sanskrit कर्मन् (kárman, act, action, performance).

Noun[edit]

karma f

  1. karma
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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

karma m (plural karmas)

  1. Alternative spelling of carma.

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kârma/
  • Hyphenation: kar‧ma

Noun[edit]

kȁrma m (Cyrillic spelling ка̏рма)

  1. karma

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Loan from Sanskrit कर्मन् kárman, “act, action, performance”).

Noun[edit]

karma m (plural karmas)

  1. karma

Turkish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Turkish kar- (to mix) + -ma

Adjective[edit]

karma (comparative daha karma, superlative en karma)

  1. mixed

Noun[edit]

karma (definite accusative karmayı, plural karmalar)

  1. karma

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