beringela

PortugueseEdit

 
beringela (1)
 
beringela (2)

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic بَاذِنْجَان(bāḏinjān), from Persian بادنجان(bâdenjân), from Sanskrit भण्टाकी (bhaṇṭākī, aubergine), of Dravidian origin. Compare Galician berinxela, berenxena and Spanish berenjena.

PronunciationEdit

 

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  • Hyphenation: be‧rin‧ge‧la

NounEdit

beringela f (plural beringelas) (European spelling)

  1. aubergine, eggplant (edible fruit)
  2. aubergine, eggplant (plant)

DescendantsEdit