सुरमा

HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Persian سرمه(sorme), from Turkic sürmek ("to draw along, rub, smear") or, alternatively, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱel- (to cover, conceal).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /sʊɾ.mɑː/, [s̪ʊɾ.mäː]

NounEdit

सुरमा (surmām (Urdu spelling سرمہ‎)

  1. kohl, collyrium, soorma (kind of makeup applied around the eyes)
    सुरमा लगानाsurmā lagānāto apply kohl
    Synonym: अंजन (añjan)

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: soorma