खोटा

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit कूट (kūṭa, fraud, deception), by way of Hindi खोट (khōṭ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

खोटा (khōṭāfUrdu spelling کھوٹا

  1. counterfeit, spurious
    खोटा मुद्रा बनाने ग़ैरक़ानूनी है।
    It is illegal to produce counterfeit currency.
  2. false
    See झूठा for more information.
  3. alloyed, impure
    खोटी चाँदी बहुत सस्ता है।
    Alloyed silver is quite cheap.

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References[edit]

  • खोटा in Bahri, Hardev (1989), Learners' Hindi-English dictionary (Delhi: Rajpal & Sons)