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कचालू

Hindi translation: the esculent root of Arum colocasia

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Hindi term or phrase:कचालू
Hindi translation:the esculent root of Arum colocasia
Entered by: Mrudula Tambe
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01:52 Jan 14, 2008
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Food & Drink / Type of eatable
Hindi term or phrase: कचालू
सन्दर्भ - "उसने ठुनकते हुए कहा - नहीं, आज मुझे दो, पैसे दो, मैं कचालू खाउँगा । वह देखो, उस पटरी पर बिक रहा है ।"
- जयशंकर प्रसाद का उपन्यास "बेड़ी"
Mrudula Tambe
India
Local time: 03:27
1. a kind of arvi, or banda 2. the esculent root Arum colocasia
Explanation:
I advise you to transliterate the word in the main body and put a star mark on it. You may provide the explanation mentioned above on the bottom of page.

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Note added at 1 hr (2008-01-14 02:58:21 GMT)
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Reference: Your note hereinbelow

Kachalu is some sort of a vegetable, which resembles potatoes. It is eaten by boiling or frying. Some people take it as salad.
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chopra_2002
India
Local time: 03:27
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41. a kind of arvi, or banda 2. the esculent root Arum colocasia
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1. a kind of arvi, or banda 2. the esculent root Arum colocasia


Explanation:
I advise you to transliterate the word in the main body and put a star mark on it. You may provide the explanation mentioned above on the bottom of page.

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Note added at 1 hr (2008-01-14 02:58:21 GMT)
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Reference: Your note hereinbelow

Kachalu is some sort of a vegetable, which resembles potatoes. It is eaten by boiling or frying. Some people take it as salad.

chopra_2002
India
Local time: 03:27
Native speaker of: Native in HindiHindi
PRO pts in category: 2
Grading comment
Thank you.
Notes to answerer
Asker: It is just for my reference since I was bit curious while learning the story. I guessed it as the word aalu was at the end. Anyway, I do know aarvi since Hindi speaking vegitable vendors use it frequently. Thanks for the prompt reply. Are they available fried?

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