पकाना

HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Hindi verb set
पकना (paknā)
पकाना (pakānā)
पकवाना (pakvānā)

Ultimately from Sanskrit पचति (pacati, cooks). Cognate with Nepali पकाउनु (pakāunu), Assamese পকোৱা (poküa).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /pə.kɑː.nɑː/, [pə.käː.n̪äː]

VerbEdit

पकाना (pakānā) (transitive, Urdu spelling پکانا‎)

  1. to cook, prepare food
    हमें चार लोगों के लिए खाना पकाना हैं।
    hamẽ cār logõ ke lie khānā pakānā ha͠i.
    We have to cook food for four people.
  2. to ripen
  3. to fire, bake (bricks)
  4. (colloquial) to arrange, settle; make ready

ConjugationEdit