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HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Persian چقندر (čuqundur, čuqandar), چغندر (čoğondar).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃʊ.kən.d̪əɾ/

NounEdit

चुकंदर (cukandarm

  1. the beet, Beta vulgaris
    चुकंदर को कम तापमान पे दस मिनट उबालें।
    cukandar ko kam tāpmān pe das minaṭ ubālen.
    Boil beets for ten minutes at low heat.
    ताज़े चुकंदरtāze cukandarfresh beets
  2. beetroot (the root of this plant)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of चुकंदर
Singular Plural
Direct चुकंदर (cukandar) चुकंदर (cukandar)
Oblique चुकंदर (cukandar) चुकंदरों (cukandrõ)
Vocative चुकंदर (cukandar) चुकंदरो (cukandro)

ReferencesEdit

  • Caturvedi, Mahendra; Bhola Nath Tiwari (1970), “चुकंदर”, in A practical Hindi-English dictionary, Delhi: National Publishing House