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karma

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No action will be considered blameless, unless the will was so, for by the will the act was dictated.
Seneca
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English

Etymology

Loan from Sanskrit कर्मन् (kárman), act, action, performance), first attested in English in 1827.

Pronunciation

Noun

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Singular
karma

Plural
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karma (-)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The concept of "action" or "deed" in Nepalese and Indian religions understood as that which causes the entire cycle of cause and effect (i.e., the cycle called samsara) described in Hindu, Jain, Sikh and Buddhist philosophies. The total effect of a person's actions and conduct during the successive phases of his existence, regarded as determining his next incarnation.
  2. Destiny, fate.
  3. A distinctive feeling, aura, or atmosphere.

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Spanish

Noun

karma m. (plural karmas)

Singular
karma m.

Plural
karmas m.

  1. karma

Turkish

Adjective

karma

  1. mixed

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