Definition of


  1. (noun, event) (Hinduism and Buddhism) the effects of a person's actions that determine his destiny in his next incarnation

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Alternate forms of Karma

Hypernyms: destiny, fate

Origin of the word Karma

  1. 1827, in Buddhism, the sum of a person's actions in one life, which determine his form in the next; from Skt. karman- "action, fate," related to krnoti, Avestan kerenaoiti "makes," O.Pers. kunautiy "he makes;" from PIE base *kwer- "to make, form," related to the second element in Sanskrit. more

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Words that sound like Karma

karen, karyon, kerion, kern, koran, korean, koruna, krona, krone, kroon

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