गला

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See also: गेला

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀕𑀮 (gala), from Sanskrit गल (gala). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʷel- (“throat”). Cognate with Latin gula (“throat”), English gullet, and Persian ⁧گلو(galu, throat). Cognate with Konkani गळो (gaḷo), Marathi गळा (gaḷā).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ɡə.lɑː/, [ɡɐ.läː]

Noun[edit]

गला (galām (Urdu spellingگلا⁩)

  1. (anatomy) neck; throat
    Synonym: गरदन (gardan)
  2. voice
  3. collar

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