चुक़ंदर

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Hindi[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian چقندر(čuqundur, čuqandar), چغندر(čoğondar).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /t͡ʃʊ.kən.d̪əɾ/, [t͡ʃʊ.kə̃n̪.d̪əɾ], /t͡ʃʊ.qən.d̪əɾ/, [t͡ʃʊ.qə̃n̪.d̪əɾ]

Noun[edit]

चुक़ंदर (cuqandarm (Urdu spelling چقندر‎)

  1. beet, Beta vulgaris
    चुक़ंदर को कम तापमान पे दस मिनट उबालें।
    cuqandar ko kam tāpmān pe das minaṭ ubālẽ.
    Boil beets for ten minutes at low heat.
    ताज़े चुक़ंदरtāze cuqandarfresh beets
  2. beetroot (the root of this plant)

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References[edit]

  • Caturvedi, Mahendra; Bhola Nath Tiwari (1970) , “चुक़ंदर”, in A practical Hindi-English dictionary, Delhi: National Publishing House