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HindiEdit

NounEdit

चा (m (Urdu spelling چا‎)

  1. Alternative form of चाय (cāy)

NewarEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Classical Newar 𑐔𑐵 (), perhaps from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-r(j)ak

NounEdit

चा ()

  1. night

RajasthaniEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Persian چا(čâ). Ultimately from Sinitic .

NounEdit

चा (?

  1. tea
  2. cha
  3. chai

Etymology 2Edit

From Sanskrit इच्छा (icchā).

NounEdit

चा (?

  1. desire

ReferencesEdit

  • Bhanwar Lal Suthar and Sukhveer Singh Gahlot (1998), Rajasthani-Hindi-English Dictionary, page 101. Jodhpur: Bharat Printers (Press).