गाल

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀕𑀮𑁆𑀮 (galla), from Sanskrit गल्ल (galla), variant of Sanskrit गण्ड (gaṇḍa), ultimate origins unclear, possibly from Proto-Dravidian [Term?]. Cognate with Gujarati ગાલ (gāl).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ɡɑːl/, [ɡäːl̪]

Noun[edit]

गाल (gālf (Urdu spelling گال‎)

  1. cheek
    मोटे गालmoṭe gālplump cheeks

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985) , “galla”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press.

Konkani[edit]

Noun[edit]

गाल (gāl) (Latin script ?, Kannada script ?)

  1. cheek

Marathi[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Maharastri Prakrit 𑀕𑀮𑁆𑀮 (galla), from Sanskrit गल्ल (galla), variant of Sanskrit गण्ड (gaṇḍa), ultimate origins unclear, possibly from Proto-Dravidian [Term?].

Noun[edit]

गाल (gālm

  1. cheek

References[edit]

  • Molesworth, James Thomas, “गाल”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press, 1857.
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985) , “galla”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press.