पाकळी

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See also: पोकळ

Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old Marathi 𑘢𑘰𑘎𑘳𑘯𑘲 (pākuḷī) (compare 𑘢𑘽𑘎𑘻𑘯𑘲𑘎𑘰 (paṃkoḷīkā)), from a derivative of Sanskrit पक्ष्मन् (pákṣman). Compare Gujarati પાંખડી (pā̃khḍī), Hindustani پَن٘کُھڑِی‎ / पंखुड़ी (paṅkhuṛī).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pak.ɭ̆i/, [pak.ɭ̆iː]

Noun[edit]

पाकळी (pākḷīf

  1. petal (of a flower)
  2. clove (bulb of garlic)

Further reading[edit]

  • Berntsen, Maxine, “पाकळी”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies, 1982-1983.
  • Molesworth, James Thomas, “पाकळी”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press, 1857.
  • Date, Yasavanta Ramakrshna (1932-1950) , “पा(पां)कळी”, in Maharashtra Sabdakosa (in Marathi), Pune: Maharashtra Kosamandala.
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985) , “pákṣman”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press.