इलायची

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Hindi[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ulatimately from Proto-Dravidian *ēlakāy, probably via Sauraseni Prakrit. Related to Sanskrit एलीका (elīkā), Persian هل(hel).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɪ.lɑːj.t͡ʃiː/, [ɪ.l̪äːj.t͡ʃiː]

Noun[edit]

इलायची (ilāycīf

  1. cardamom, elaichi

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Syamasundara Dasa (1965–1975) , “इलायची”, in Hindi Sabdasagara [Comprehensive Hindi Dictionary] (in Hindi), Kashi [Varanasi]: Nagari Pracarini Sabha.
  • McGregor, Ronald Stuart (1993) , “इलायची”, in The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press, page 107