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EnglishEdit

A man wearing an Indian-style kurta
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Hindi कुरता ‎(kurtā).

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NounEdit

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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ReferencesEdit

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EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Ido kurta.

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. (chiefly poetic) short
    • 2005, Federico Gobbo, “May European Union adopt a Lingua Franca?”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1]:
      La febla olda damo lante distiĝas per kurtaj paŝoj.
      The old weak Lady slowly took short steps away.

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HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin curta, feminine of curtus ‎(shortened).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈkurtɒ]
  • Hyphenation: kur‧ta

AdjectiveEdit

kurta (comparative kurtább, superlative legkurtább)

  1. short, brief, curt

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IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

kurta

  1. short

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LatvianEdit

ParticipleEdit

kurta

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

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hindi

NounEdit

kurta f (plural kurtas)

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