mooli

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Hindi मूली (mūlī, [Indian] radish) (feminine of मूल (mūl)), from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀫𑀽𑀮 (mūla), from Sanskrit मूल (mūla).[1]

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Noun[edit]

mooli (plural moolis)

  1. (chiefly Britain and India, Indian cuisine) Synonym of daikon, particularly its Indian varieties.
    • 1868, B.H. Powell, Handbk. Econ. Products Punjab, I. iii. 260/1
      Fresh vegetables... most in use among natives are—Gájar, carrot... Múlí, radish (Raphanus sativus, L.).
    • 1981 February 1, N.Y. Times, 17/1
      Particularly delicious was mooli stuffed paratha—rich, flaky and filled with a fragrant grated radish mixture.
    • 1996 February 4, Sunday Telegraph, 33/1
      This is thanks to the introduction of a wider range of radish varieties into supermarkets, especially the long-rooted ‘mooli’ types from Japan.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Oxford English Dictionary, 3rd ed. "mooli, n." Oxford University Press (Oxford), 2002.

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

mooli

  1. mole (base unit of amount of substance)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of mooli (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative mooli moolit
genitive moolin moolien
partitive moolia mooleja
illative mooliin mooleihin
singular plural
nominative mooli moolit
accusative nom. mooli moolit
gen. moolin
genitive moolin moolien
partitive moolia mooleja
inessive moolissa mooleissa
elative moolista mooleista
illative mooliin mooleihin
adessive moolilla mooleilla
ablative moolilta mooleilta
allative moolille mooleille
essive moolina mooleina
translative mooliksi mooleiksi
instructive moolein
abessive moolitta mooleitta
comitative mooleineen