Urdu/Punjabi/Hindi: pagri پگڑی‎ पगड़ी

asjar

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Urdu, Punjabi
Etymology/root for pagri (turban)?
Given the retroflex, I'm almost sure it's native to the subcontinent, but perhaps it's been localized over time?
 
  • asjar

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    Urdu, Punjabi
    Nvm, found it. For anyone else interested, it comes from the Sanskrit word parikar परिकर, meaning circular.
     
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