चेला

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀘𑁂𑀮𑁆𑀮 (cella), from Ashokan Prakrit *𑀘𑁂𑀮𑁆𑀮 (*cella). Cognate with Punjabi ਚੇਲਾ (celā) / چیلا(celā), Gujarati ચેલો (celo), Marathi चेला (celā).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /t͡ʃeː.lɑː/, [t͡ʃeː.l̪äː]

Noun[edit]

चेला (celām (feminine चेली, Urdu spelling چیلا‎)

  1. disciple, pupil, student
    Synonyms: शिष्य (śiṣya), मुरीद (murīd)

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: chela
  • Italian: cela
  • Persian: چیله(čēla) (Mughal Empire)

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