How Do You Spell KARMA?

Correct spelling for the English word "karma" is [k_ˈɑː_m_ə], [kˈɑːmə], [kˈɑːmə]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of KARMA

  1. kär'mä, n. the Buddhist conception of the quality of actions, including both merit and demerit, determining the future condition of all sentient beings by a sort of virtue inherent in the nature of things--by the blind and unconscious but inevitable concatenation of cause and effect: the theory of inevitable consequence generally: the result of the actions of a life.--adj. KAR'MIC. [Sans. karma, work.]

Common Misspellings for KARMA

Below is the list of 187 misspellings for the word "karma".

Usage Examples for KARMA

  1. Though he does not use the word Karma this is clearly the conception which dominates his philosophy: those who do good are happy in this world and the next but those who fail in their duty win neither heaven nor the royal favour. - "Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3) An Historical Sketch" by Charles Eliot
  2. " I understand heredity," he said, " but karma and recapitulation are too much for me." - "The Master-Knot of Human Fate" by Ellis Meredith
  3. We would like to know for example, who made the designs of the Vishwa Karma, or carpenter's cave, one of the most exquisite in India, a single excavation 85 by 45 feet in area and 35 feet high, which has an arched roof similar to the Gothic chapels of England and a balcony or gallery over a richly sculptured gateway very similar to the organ loft of a modern church. - "Modern India" by William Eleroy Curtis
  4. No explanation whatever is given of the origin of karma, of its reason, method or aims and it would not be consistent with the principles of the Buddha to give such an explanation. - "Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3) An Historical Sketch" by Charles Eliot
  5. In some forgotten caterpillardom was an act committed, so terrible that it can never be known, except through the working out of the karma upon millions of butterflies? - "Edge of the Jungle" by William Beebe