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Punjabi


amrit a sacred sweetened water used in the Sikh baptismal ceremony.
bhangra a combination of traditional Punjabi and Western pop music.
gurdwara a Sikh place of worship which includes a place where the scripture is housed. [Punjabi from Skr. guru, teacher, + dvara, door].
hariana a breed of cattle.
jhatka the slaughter of animals for food in accordance with Sikh law.
kaccha kuccha short trousers worn by Sikhs.
kangha the comb traditionally worn by Sikhs in their hair.
kara a steel bangle, worn by Sikhs.
kesh the uncut hair and beard traditionally worn by Sikhs.
khanda a double-edged Sikh sword.
kirpan a small sword or dagger worn by Sikhs.
langar a dining hall in a GURDWARA.
oorial urial a wild sheep of central Asia, that has a reddish coat and long curved horns. [Punjabi hureal].
sahiwal any of a breed of humped dairy cattle. [From the name of a town in the central Punjab, Pakistan.]
sanghat a Sikh community or local fellowship.



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