कलेजा

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit कालेय (kāleya).

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कलेजा (kalejāmUrdu spelling کلیجا

  1. (metaphorically) heart
    उसके पास पत्थर का कलेजा है।
    He has a heart of stone.
    तुम मेरे कलेजे का टुकड़े हो।
    You are very dear to my heart. (lit. You are a piece of my heart.)
  2. (organ) liver

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