What does dupatta mean?

Definitions for dupatta

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word dupatta.


  1. dupatta(Noun)

    A double layer of cloth worn by women as a scarf, veil etc.

  2. Origin: Hindi from Sanskrit


  1. Dupatta

    Dupatta, orni/odhni, chunri, chunni, orna, and pacheri is a long, multi-purpose scarf that is essential to many South Asian women's suits and matches the woman's garments. Some "dupatta suits" include the shalwar kameez and the kurta. The dupatta is also worn over the South Asian outfits of choli or gharara. The dupatta has long been a symbol of modesty in South Asian dress.

How to pronounce dupatta?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say dupatta in sign language?

  1. dupatta


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dupatta in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dupatta in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Images & Illustrations of dupatta

  1. dupattadupattadupattadupattadupatta

Popularity rank by frequency of use


Translations for dupatta

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for dupatta »


Find a translation for the dupatta definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Український (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Discuss these dupatta definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"dupatta." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 28 Jan. 2020. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/dupatta>.

Are we missing a good definition for dupatta? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for dupatta:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.