चमचा

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See also: चमच

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian چمچه(čamče), from Sanskrit चमस (camasa).

Noun[edit]

चमचा (camcām

  1. (colloquial) yesman, sycophant
  2. Alternative form of चम्मच (cammac, spoon)

Declension[edit]

Declension of चमचा
Singular Plural
Direct चमचा (camcā) चमचे (camce)
Oblique चमचे (camce) चमचों (camcõ)
Vocative चमचे (camce) चमचो (camco)

Derived terms[edit]


Marathi[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian چمچه(čamče). Compare Gujarati ચમચો (camco), Kannada ಚಮಚ (camaca), Telugu చెమ్చా (cemcā), Oriya ଚାମଚ (camôcô), Bengali চামচ (camôc), Assamese চামুচ (samus).

Noun[edit]

चमचा (ċamċām

  1. spoon
  2. (colloquial) chamcha, sycophant

References[edit]

  • Maxine Berntsen (1982-1983), “चमचा”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies
  • James Thomas Molesworth (1857), “चमचा”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press
  • Yasavanta Ramakrshna Date (1932-1950), “चमचा”, in Maharashtra Sabdakosa (in Marathi), Pune: Maharashtra Kosamandala