खोटा

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /kʰoː.ʈɑː/, [kʰoː.ʈäː]

Adjective[edit]

खोटा (khoṭā) (Urdu spelling کھوٹا‎)

  1. counterfeit, spurious
    खोटी मुद्राएँ बनाना एक अपराध है।
    khoṭī mudrāẽ banānā ek aprādh hai.
    It is a crime to produce counterfeit currency.
  2. false
    Synonym: झूठा (jhūṭhā)
  3. alloyed, impure
    खोटी चाँदी बहुत सस्ती होती है।
    khoṭī cā̃dī bahut sastī hotī 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.
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “खोटा”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & Co.