pilaf

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See also: piláf

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish پلاو‎ (modern Turkish pilav), from Persian پلاو(pelâv), from Hindi पुलाव (pulāv)/Urdu پُلاؤ(pulāo), from Sanskrit पुलाक (pulāka), which is probably of Dravidian origin. [1][2][3] Akin to Tamil புறுக்கல் (puṟukkal, cooked rice).

Noun[edit]

pilaf (countable and uncountable, plural pilafs)

  1. A dish made by browning grain, typically rice, in oil and then cooking it with a seasoned broth, to which meat and/or vegetables may be added.
    • 9 Mar 2007, The Independent[1]:
      Charlie Vaughn, the tribal chairman, dismissed his critics at the opening as people who are "eating tofu and pilaf and sitting in Phoenix with their plasma-screen TVs".

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References[edit]

  1. ^ pilaf”, in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary.
  2. ^ pilaf”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–present.
  3. ^ Burrow, T.; Emeneau, M. B. (1984), “4315”, in A Dravidian etymological dictionary, 2nd edition, Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 381.

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Turkish pilâv, pilav

Noun[edit]

pilaf m

  1. pilaf

Further reading[edit]

  • pilaf in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • pilaf in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Ladino[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pilaf m (Latin spelling, plural pilafes)

  1. pilaf

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Turkish pilâv, pilav

Noun[edit]

pilaf m (uncountable)

  1. pilaf (dish in which rice is cooked in a seasoned broth)

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish پلاو‎ (modern Turkish pilav).

Noun[edit]

pilaf n (plural pilafuri)

  1. pilaf, pilaff, pilau

See also[edit]