तीखा

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀢𑀺𑀓𑁆𑀔 (tikkha), from Sanskrit तीक्ष्ण (tīkṣṇa, sharp), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *(s)teyg-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /t̪iː.kʰɑː/, [t̪iː.kʰäː]
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Adjective[edit]

तीखा (tīkhā) (Urdu spelling تیکھا‎)

  1. pungent, strong (having a strong, often acidic, odor)
  2. spicy, hot
    यह पनीर बहुत तीखा है, मेरी नाक इसीलिए बंद हो गई है।
    yah panīr bahut tīkhā hai, merī nāk isīlie band ho gaī hai.
    This cheese is very spicy, and I am unable to breathe because of it.
    Synonym: मिर्ची (mircī)
  3. sharp, piercing
  4. high, shrill (high-pitched)

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