- a long-sleeved, hip-length shirt worn by men in India.
- a sleeveless shirt worn over or under the angiya by Muslim women in India.
Origin of kurta
Borrowed into English from Hindi around 1910–15
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- a long loose garment like a shirt without a collar worn in India
Word Origin for kurta
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