kurta

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English[edit]

A man wearing an Indian-style kurta
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Hindi कुरता ‎(kurtā).

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Noun[edit]

kurta ‎(plural kurtas)

  1. A traditional article of clothing worn in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, consisting of a loose, collarless, long-sleeved, knee-length shirt worn by both men and women.
    • 2008, Amitav Ghosh, Sea of Poppies, Penguin 2015, p. 44:
      Now her fingers began to unbutton the ivory studs that ran slantwise across the chest of his kurta.

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References[edit]

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ido kurta.

Adjective[edit]

kurta ‎(accusative singular kurtan, plural kurtaj, accusative plural kurtajn)

  1. (chiefly poetic) short

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin curta, feminine of curtus ‎(shortened).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkurtɒ/
  • Hyphenation: kur‧ta

Adjective[edit]

kurta (comparative kurtább, superlative legkurtább)

  1. short, brief, curt

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Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French court, German kurz, Portuguese curto, from Latin curtus ‎(shortened).

Adjective[edit]

kurta

  1. short

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Latvian[edit]

Participle[edit]

kurta

  1. genitive singular masculine form of kurts
  2. nominative singular feminine form of kurts

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hindi

Noun[edit]

kurta f (plural kurtas)

  1. kurta (a knee-length shirt used in southeast Asia)