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EtymologyEdit

Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀮𑀸𑀯𑀽 (lāvū), from Sanskrit लाबू (lābū). Cognate with Assamese লাউ (lau)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

लौकी (laukīf

  1. calabash, bottle gourd, Lagenaria siceraria.

DeclensionEdit

Declension of लौकी
Singular Plural
Direct लौकी (laukī) लौकियाँ (laukiyā̃)
Oblique लौकी (laukī) लौकियों (laukiyõ)
Vocative लौकी (laukī) लौकियो (laukiyo)

ReferencesEdit

  • Caturvedi, Mahendra; Bhola Nath Tiwari (1970), “लौकी”, in A practical Hindi-English dictionary, Delhi: National Publishing House
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “alāta”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press