Did you perhaps mean Kirman?
- From Punjabi ਕਿਰਪਾਨ (kirpān), from Sanskrit कृपाण (kr̥pāṇaḥ, "sword, dagger, sacrificial knife"), from (kalpáyati, "he orders, apportions, cuts, trims"). (Wiktionary)
“The word kirpan comes from Persian and literally means bringer of mercy.”
“The word kirpan comes from Persian and literally means "bringer of mercy.”
“Balpreet Singh of the Ottawa-based World Sikh Organization of Canada said in a statement Wednesday that "we're disappointed that the wearing of the kirpan, which is a human rights issue, has been politicized.”
“The argument that the wearing of kirpans should be prohibited because the kirpan is a symbol of violence and because it sends the message that using force is necessary to assert rights and resolve conflict must fail.”
“The knife, known as a kirpan, is "intended to remind the bearer of a Sikh's duty to protect the weak and promote justice," according to this story from the Houston Chronicle.”
“Sikh students cannot be barred from carrying the ceremonial dagger called the kirpan, which everyone baptized in the Sikh faith are required to wear at all times.”
“This actually has a very practical application - Sikh men (usually over 11) wear a small knife called a kirpan as part of their religious tradition.”
“After all, a kirpan was a sidearm, and his religion required him to carry that.”
“Aim is to force Que. government to take stronger stand on issue Last Updated: Wednesday, February 9, 2011 | 4:28 PM ET In the Sikh religion, it is forbidden to remove the kirpan, which is kept against the skin under clothing.”
“In my opinion it the kirpan is a knife … It isn't because it's worn by a Sikh and that it's a religious symbol that at some point it won't be used by a crackpot.”
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