چولھا

UrduEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀘𑀼𑀮𑁆𑀮𑀻 (cullī), 𑀘𑀼𑀮𑁆𑀮𑀺 (culli), from Sanskrit चुल्ली (cullī), borrowed from Dravidian. Cognate with Bengali চুলা (cula).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃuːl.ɦɑː/, /t͡ʃuːl.ʰɑː/, /t͡ʃuː.lɑː/
  • Rhymes: -ɑː

NounEdit

چُوْلھا (cūlhām (Hindi spelling चूल्हा)

  1. oven, stove
  2. furnace

DeclensionEdit

Declension of چولھا
singular plural
direct چولھا(cūlhā) چولھے(cūlhē)
oblique چولھے(cūlhē) چولھوں(cūlhō̃)
vocative چولھے(cūlhē) چولھو(cūlhō)

DescendantsEdit

  • Gulf Arabic: چولة(čūla)

ReferencesEdit

  • چولھا”, in اُردُو لُغَت (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • چولھا”, in Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English], Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2021.