jeera

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hindi जीरा (jīrā).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jeera (uncountable)

  1. (India, cooking) cumin
    • 2020, Avni Doshi, Burnt Sugar, Hamish Hamilton, page 148:
      The vegetarian menu had [...] pizza speckled with jeera.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hindi जीरा (jīrā) through English jeera.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈjeːrɑ/, [ˈje̞ːrɑ]
  • Rhymes: -eːrɑ
  • Syllabification(key): jee‧ra

Noun[edit]

jeera

  1. cumin, cummin (spice)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of jeera (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative jeera jeerat
genitive jeeran jeerojen
partitive jeeraa jeeroja
illative jeeraan jeeroihin
singular plural
nominative jeera jeerat
accusative nom. jeera jeerat
gen. jeeran
genitive jeeran jeerojen
jeerainrare
partitive jeeraa jeeroja
inessive jeerassa jeeroissa
elative jeerasta jeeroista
illative jeeraan jeeroihin
adessive jeeralla jeeroilla
ablative jeeralta jeeroilta
allative jeeralle jeeroille
essive jeerana jeeroina
translative jeeraksi jeeroiksi
instructive jeeroin
abessive jeeratta jeeroitta
comitative jeeroineen
Possessive forms of jeera (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person jeerani jeeramme
2nd person jeerasi jeeranne
3rd person jeeransa

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