beringela

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Portuguese[edit]

beringela

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic بَاذِنْجَان (bāḏinjān), from Persian بادنجان (bâdenjân), from Sanskrit भण्टाकी (bhaṇṭākī, aubergine). Sanskrit word is likely of Dravidian origin.

Compare Galician berinxela, berenxena and Spanish berenjena.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

beringela f (plural beringelas)

  1. aubergine, eggplant (edible fruit)
  2. aubergine, eggplant (plant)

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