langar

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Hindi लंगर (laṅgar), Punjabi ਲੰਗਰ (laṅgar, public kitchen, almshouse), and their source, Persian لنگر(public eating-place attached to Sufi shrine). Doublet of anchor.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

langar (countable and uncountable, plural langars)

  1. (countable) A public eating-place in South Asia, now especially a communal kitchen run by a Sikh community and serving free food. [from 19th c.]
    • 2016, Sunil Khilnani, Incarnations, Penguin 2017, p. 98:
      While many hungry people go to the langars in Delhi's gurudwaras, or in Birmingham, or the two in Queens, New York, because the food is good and free, there's a decidedly political dimension []
  2. (uncountable) The free food served at such a place.

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Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

langar

  1. drizzle

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

langar m

  1. nominative indefinite plural of langur

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

langar

  1. present indicative of langa

Old Norse[edit]

Adjective[edit]

langar

  1. feminine plural nominative/accusative strong positive degree of langr

Verb[edit]

langar

  1. inflection of langa:
    1. second-person singular present indicative active
    2. third-person singular present indicative active

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

langar

  1. present tense of langa.

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