चाकू

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Hindi[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Classical Persian چاقو(čāqū).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /t͡ʃɑː.kuː/, [t͡ʃäː.kuː]

Noun[edit]

चाकू (cākūm (Urdu spelling چَاقُو‎)

  1. knife

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Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Classical Persian چاقو(čāqū).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡sa.ku/, [t͡sa.kuː]

Noun[edit]

चाकू (cākūm

  1. short knife, penknife

Further reading[edit]

  • Berntsen, Maxine, “चाकू”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies, 1982-1983, page 43.
  • Molesworth, James Thomas (1857), “चाकू”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press, page 276
  • Date, Yasavanta Ramakrshna (1932-1950), “चाकू”, in Maharashtra Sabdakosa (in Marathi), Pune: Maharashtra Kosamandala, page 1161.