चावल

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Prakrit[1]. Compare Punjabi ਚਾਵਲ (cāval), Punjabi ਚੌਲ (caul), Sindhi چانور(cã̄uru, grain of rice cleansed from the husk), Sylheti ꠌꠣꠃꠟ (saul), Bengali চাল (cal), Assamese চাউল (saul), Oriya ଚାଉଳ (cauḷô), Rohingya soil. Related to Persian چلو(čelow), which was borrowed from an Indic language [2].

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

चावल (cāvalm (Urdu spelling چاول‎)

  1. rice

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “*cāmala”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press
  2. ^ Mohammad, Mo'in (1972), “چلو”, in Moeen Encyclopedic Dictionary [فرهنگ معین] (in Persian), Tehran: Amirkabir, [1]