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EtymologyEdit

From Old Marathi खेळणे (kheḷaṇe), क्षेळणे (kṣeḷaṇe), from Maharastri Prakrit 𑀔𑁂𑀮𑀇 (khelaï), from Proto-Indo-Aryan *khel-. Cognate to Gujarati ખેલવું (khelvũ), Hindi खेलना (khelnā), Nepali खेल्नु (khelnu), Bengali খেলা (khela), Assamese খেলা (khela).

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खेळणे (kheḷṇe) (intransitive)

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ReferencesEdit

  • Maxine Berntsen (1982-1983), “खेळणे”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies
  • James Thomas Molesworth (1857), “खेळणें”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “khēḍ (3918)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press