See also: मलई

Hindi edit

Etymology edit

Derived from Arabic مَلَأَ (malaʔa, to stack, to fill). Alternatively, derived from Sanskrit मण्ड (maṇḍa, thick cream).

Pronunciation edit

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /mə.lɑː.iː/, [mɐ.läː.iː]

Noun edit

मलाई (malāīf (Urdu spelling ملائی)

  1. malai, cream (cooking ingredient made from milk)

Declension edit

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Burmese: မလိုင် (ma.luing)
  • English: malai

See also edit

References edit

  • McGregor, Ronald Stuart (1993), “मलाई”, in The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press
  • Mayrhofer, Manfred (1963) Kurzgefasstes Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altindischen [A Concise Etymological Sanskrit Dictionary] (in German), volume 2, Heidelberg: Carl Winter Universitätsverlag, pages 559-60
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “manda”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press

Nepali edit

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

मलाई (malāī)

  1. dative of (ma)