from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A loose long-sleeved shirt or tunic, often extending to the knees, worn primarily in South Asia.
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- noun A
traditionalarticle of clothingworn in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, consisting of a loose, collarless, long-sleeved, knee-length shirtworn by both men and women.
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- noun a loose collarless shirt worn by many people on the Indian subcontinent (usually with a salwar or churidars or pyjama)
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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They tied Mr. Ramamoorthy's hands and feet, he says, using his long Indian top known as a kurta, and his pajama bottoms.
Delhi: Resplendent in an olive green 'kurta' with leaf motifs, former cricket skipper Kapil Dev lent glitz on Saturday to India's
I have heard of a story from my Sheikh Hazrat Phulpoori (RA.), that Moulana Qasim Nanotwi (RA.), the founder of Darul Uloom, Deoband was going somewhere dressed in a lungi and a very simple 'kurta' (shirt).
Wearing a red-coloured 'kurta' and a 'tilak' on his forehead, Mr. Varun Gandhi reached the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Vipin Kumar even as a large number of supporters waiting outside the crowded court chanted slogans and waved saffron flags, in violation of all prohibitory orders.
Rajdeep Sardesai was wearing a 'kurta' on Independence day.
It looks just the thing to wear with my kurta to protect me from American air conditioning at the rehearsal dinner.
At the rehearsal dinner, au contraire, I will have nothing between me and the elements except my kurta, and will have to hope for swelter.
So the first is likely to be cooler than the second -- I'd suggest some sort of back up wrap to keep you from freezing in the kurta.
Shown, Mr. Ramdev wore a women's kurta, or traditional shirt, as he spoke to journalists from his ashram in the northern Indian city of Haridwar, June 5.
Delighted with my kurta (for the Rehearsal Dinner), I am thinking of going back to see how an embroidered long linen jacket would look over the old dress I am planning to wear to the wedding itself.