क़िला

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Persian قلعه (qal'e), from Arabic قَلْعَة (qalʿa). Compare with Marathi किल्ला (killā).

Noun[edit]

क़िला (qilam (Urdu spelling قلعہ)

  1. fort, citadel
    यह क़िला क्या है भूलभुलैयाँ है।
    yah qilā kyā hai bhūlbhulaiyā̃ hai.
    This fort is but a labyrinth.

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References[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “क़िला”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons