turra

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hindi/Urdu, from Persian طره(torre).

Noun[edit]

turra (plural turras)

  1. (India) A feather-like ornament projecting from a tied turban.
    • 1997, Kiran Nagarkar, Cuckold, HarperCollins 2013, p. 43:
      The most ornate and flashy piece of clothing was the turban. It was red in colour with a might turra of gold thread.
    • 1997, Bir Dodraj Mansingh, in Bikram Singh, Sidharth Mishr (Eds.), Where Gallantry is Tradition, p. 131:
      Having earlier met Malik Nur Khan, and his tall, wiry father with in his black sherwani and white turban with a turra enhancing his height, I was somewhat more reassured.
    • 2003, Tejwant Singh, The Bold Brave and Fearless, page 269:
      A headman of a village, called a Chaudhary or a Malik, would wear a Turra or a ridge on his turban.

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Ingrian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

turra

  1. numb

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Deverbal of turrar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

turra f (plural turras)

  1. (colloquial) headbutt
    Synonym: cabeçada
  2. (figuratively) argument
    Synonyms: birra, disputa

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