kirana

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hindi किराना (kirānā, groceries, spices).

Noun[edit]

kirana (plural kiranas)

  1. (India) convenience store
    • 2016 June 19, “Why the world's wettest place gets thirsty”, in The Times of India[1]:
      It means the 'nine-day rain' in Khasi," says the appropriately named Barisha, as she restocks the shelves at her kirana store.

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit किरण (kiraṇa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kirana/
  • Hyphenation: ki‧ra‧na

Noun[edit]

kirana

  1. (archaic) ray of light, beam
    Synonym: sinar

Adjective[edit]

kirana

  1. (archaic, figuratively) beautiful
    Synonyms: molek, cantik, elok

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