އަނބު

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Dhivehi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Prakrit 𑀅𑀁𑀩 (aṃba), from Sanskrit आम्र (āmra). Cognate with Sinhalese අඹ (aᵐba).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

އަނބު (aᵐbu) (plural އަނބުތައް(aᵐbutak̊))

  1. mango (tree)
  2. mango (fruit)

References[edit]

  • Hassan Ahmed Maniku (2000), “އަނބު”, in A Concise Etymological Vocabulary of Dhivehi Language, Colombo: The Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka, page 5.