खोटा

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

खोटा (khoṭāf (Urdu spelling کھوٹا)

  1. counterfeit, spurious
    खोटा मुद्रा बनाने ग़ैरक़ानूनी है।
    khoṭā mudrā banāne ġairqānūnī hai.
    It is illegal to produce counterfeit currency.
  2. false
    See झूठा (jhūṭhā) for more information.
  3. alloyed, impure
    खोटी चाँदी बहुत सस्ता है।
    khoṭī cā̃dī bahut sastā hai.
    Alloyed silver is quite cheap.

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References[edit]

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