तुग़लक़

HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Persian تغلق(toğlaq), from Turkic. The second sense derives from Muhammad bin Tughlaq, known for his arbitrary, whimsical decisions.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /t̪ʊɡ.lək/, [t̪ʊɡ.l̪ək], /t̪ʊɣ.ləq/, [t̪ʊɣ.l̪əq]

NounEdit

तुग़लक़ (tuġlaqm (Urdu spelling تغلق‎)

  1. the Tughlaq dynasty of the Delhi sultanate, reigning 1320—1413 CE
  2. (idiomatic) a bizarrely capricious, madcap person

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