क़ीमा

HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Persian قیمه(qime, ground meat, mincemeat), likely ultimately from Turkic; compare Ottoman Turkish قیمه(kıyma) (whence modern Turkish kıyma (minced meat)), Punjabi ਕ਼ੀਮਾ (qīmā) / قِیمہ(qīmh), Gujarati ખીમો (khīmo), Marathi खिमा (khimā), Bengali কিমা (kima).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /kiː.mɑː/, [kiː.mäː], /qiː.mɑː/, [qiː.mäː]

NounEdit

क़ीमा (qīmām (Urdu spelling قِیمَہ‎)

  1. keema, mincemeat
    क़ीमा करनाqīmā karnāto mince

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Burmese: ကီးမား (ki:ma:)
  • English: keema
  • Swahili: kima

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