खोटा

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

खोटा ‎(khōṭāf ‎(Urdu spelling کھوٹا)

  1. counterfeit, spurious
    खोटा मुद्रा बनाने ग़ैरक़ानूनी है।
    It is illegal to produce counterfeit currency.
  2. false
    See झूठा ‎(jhūṭhā) for more information.
  3. alloyed, impure
    खोटी चाँदी बहुत सस्ता है।
    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