Kirpan meaning

kîr-pän', kûr-
A ceremonial dagger or sword with a curved blade that all observant Sikhs are required to wear.
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Origin of kirpan

Punjabi kirpān Hindi kr̥pān both from Sanskrit kr̥pāṇaḥ sacrificial knife, dagger perhaps akin to kalpayati he distributes, trims, cuts skel-1 in Indo-European roots