C - c

cage piɲjra
calamity kal
calf of a buffalo kaɖru
calf of a cow bachru
call bulaw
· ɲimi
· remaʔ
call (transitive) libre
call of the cuckoo bird kokopako!
call or cry out dur
call out utuŋ
call out loudly ʈhisa
call out to someone ʈhisa
call someone to come meet with the subject metiʔb
calling bulaw
calm someoneTR salsãt
camel ũʈ
canal draining water away from a field poĩn
canal supplying water to a field lain
candle muŋbati
cane soʈi
· soʈkone
canopy maɽwa
cap (hat) ʈopi
capable kusal
capable of eating ɲomoʔ
capable of sucking jonoʔb
capital bokob
· mur
· pũji
capitol rajadhani
car gaɽi
care soʔj
care (of people) khayal
care for jatan
carefree niphikir
carefully jurumjuʈaʔ
carpenter baɖhay
· baɽhi
carrot gajar
carry goʔ
carry (a child) in the arms kunɖum
carry a child in a piece of cloth hintor
carry a child on one's back kakuʔj
carry a child on the back ghõɽci
carry off (as e.g. of the wind) puŋ
carry off (of the wind) tuphaŋ
carry on head (women) or shoulders (men) teʔj
carry on the shoulder paŋ
carry something/someone off (of a river) ʈuɖaʔ
carrying bag theila
carrying ring binɖa
carrying stick argoʔ
cart cakaɽa
· gaɽi
cascade jorom
cast sajay
caste jait
caste of Hindu ascetics gosoẽ
castle mohol
cast-net bhãwr jal
castrate (a male goat) khasi
castrated banɖa
castrated boar banɖa
castrated bull oreʔj
castrated male goat khasi
cat bilay
· pusi
catch dhoʔ
· jaʔb
· loka
catch (animals) bajhay
catch fire (burned entitiy is subject / intransitive) lan
catch something/someone and not let it go ʈikay
catch up with jaʔb
catechism kaʈekhism
cattle kaloʔb
· oreʔj
cattle shed dimtaŋ
cauliflower kubi
causative oʔb-
causative form of bair ubar
cause karan
cause (a hanging object) to swing ɖolay
cause (hair) to grow ului
cause (something) to fade (e.g. of the sun) udhiyay
cause a star / the moon to emerge (e.g. God) muʔrel
cause itching jalja
cause shame giyal
cause smoke to emerge moʔ
cause someone to be alone eʔbloŋ
cause someone to become immersed in bhorom
cause someone to duck jaʔti
cause something to wither koil
cause the mouth to water lalcay
cause to blaze dhadkay
cause to bloom arnɖay
cause to bloom (e.g. of God) maɲjray
cause to bloom (of corn or rice, not trees or flowers) golay
cause to blossom/bloom raʔ
cause to branch out (e.g. of God) ɖair
cause to explode puɖu
cause to fly uɽay
cause to fly off puŋ
cause to glitter jhilmile
cause to go around ghumray
cause to go sour (e.g. heat) rojoʔɖ
cause to hang one's head low murjhay
cause to resound dilkay
cause to sizzle (of fire, heat) guɽguɽay
cause to sparkle (e.g. of God) tarkeleŋ
cause to sprout branches (e.g. of God) hara
cause to study paɽhay
cause to thunder ghiɽkay
cause to want tarsay
cause to wither koil
cautiously jurumjuʈaʔ
cave laphŋga
· lata
· maɽa
cavity in a tree ɖhoɖhri
ceiling paʈein
celebrate mane
celebration porob
cement simẽʈ
century satawadi
ceremony paʔʈo
certain anaʔmanaʔ
· jarul
· nibhor
chaddar aŋku
chain sikri
chain someone's /cattle's hands or feet/legs chanday
chains chande
chair cawki
· maicla
challenge etoŋ
· ʈokay
chamber caɽi
chance daw
· paɽi
· paya
chance places cẽgacẽgi
change ajur
· palʈay
change (intransitive) badli
· palʈe
change (transitive) badlay
change direction ɖuʔj
change one's mind constantly cẽgacẽgi
channel (small) nali
chapter parab
character lachan
· newan
characteristic lachan
charcoal gasaj
· koyla
chariot rath
charity dendar
charm (in witchcraft) ban
charmed malaʔ
chase someone kuday
chat baʔkhaɖi
· dukhamsukham
chatter (suddenly begin to) kilokoto
chattering sound kaʈkaʈ
cheap sasta
cheat ʈhakay
cheater kapʈi
cheek kuluʔtar
chest chati
· maɲoŋ
chest (anatomical) mayoŋ
chew akeʔɖ
chew (of cattle) komtay
chick ceŋna
· ceŋni
chicken (small) ceŋna
chicken pox gũɽ
child aɖɽo
· babu
· chowa
· konɖuʔ
children kunɖuʔ hakon
chili marci
chin cuhuwa
· ʈholi
chin hair gucu
chip puʔ
chirp (as a reaction to something) cerberay
chirp (for no reason) cerberay
chirp (of birds) cerebere
chisel gunɖuʔ
· gũɽuʔtar
choice malaŋ
cholera hayja
choose cunay
· ram
· ray
chop ɖeʔj
chop up khãɽo
chorus dohar
· koras
Christ khrisʈ
Christian kriscan
· khriscan
· khrisʈi
Christian priest padri
christianize misan
Christmas jalsa
church baŋgla
· girja
churner gherni
chut through ɖeʔj
cigarette sikreʈ
cinema sinema
circle moʔjhi
circle (of birds) menɖare
city nagar
· pur
· sahar
city of Jahanabad jãhanabad
city of Patna paʈliputra
· paʈna
clan gotar
· gotiya
· iɲam
· khandan
clan of the founders of the village khunʈo
clap thapɽe
clapping thapɽi
classifier gaɽ
· goʈhaŋ
· jan
· klas
· mene
· -o
· ʈhaŋ
· ʈho
classifier (of tickets) darja
claw rapaj
clay dish ɖhãkɽi
clay pot tawa
clean loreŋ
· parpan
· purluʔɖ
· saphay
clean (pots, dishes, etc.) maɲjay
clean an entire room with cowdung joʔɖaʔ
clean kackac saphay saphay
clean oneself parpan
clean or purify oneself sudom
clean or purify someone else sudom
clean the courtyard with cow-dung iʔjthaŋ kinbhar
clean the ground of a sacrificial place (sarna) by moving the stones to the side sar
clean with cow dung gobray
clean with cowdung lunɖa
cleanse joʔɖ
· parpan
· ruci
clear algaʈ
clear (jungle) catray
clear (of the sky)
clear (of the throat, considered a spontaneous event, unintentional) gargaray
clear (transitive, clouds, as of the wind) pheriya
clear away forest chopa
clear people out of one's way ursaʔɖ
clear throat (transitive) gargaray
clearly algaʈ
clerk mũsi
clever carpaʈ
· pokhta
cleverness carpaʈ
cliff soreŋ
climb ɖeʔb
cling to ʈhoʔ
clod toreŋ
close (animals) into a stall kur
close (intransitive) saŋgoɖ
close (intransitive, of the eyes) japiʔɖ
close (of clouds) koʔpeʔɖ
close (transitive) saŋgoɖ
close (transitive, the eyes) japiʔɖ
close up munday
cloth lutui
· urmal
cloth border ãcra
· pair
cloth given to the bride's mother by the bridegroom maysari
clothes lutuy
clothing bes
· lutui
clothing worn by most Indian women saɽi
cloud tiriʔb
club ɖãɽaʔ
cluster goʔʈhoŋ
coal gasaj
coal in a fire laraʔj
cobra sarghaʔ
cock sulsiŋ
coconut naryal
cocoon of the silk-worm kusar
cod khaʈi
cohabit gitaʔ
· ʈuɲ
coiffure baɖkeʔ
cold manda
· raŋga
· ʈhanɖha
cold (of the weather, not water, tea, etc.) raŋga
coldness raŋga
collect jama
· katiʔb
· sama
· ʈhuray
collect (intransitive) jatne
collect (transitive) jatnay
· sumtay
college kolej
color kalar
· paniyay
colour raŋ
comb kanaʔsi
· kaʔ
· ʈihil
comb maker dumaŋ
combining form of 'sun' -siŋ
combining form of bokoɁb ‘head’ -boʔ
combining form of iɖiɁb ɖiʔb
combining form of kenɖorboɁ -boʔ
combining form of moloy mol
combining form of moɲ me-
combining form of rumkuɁb -ruŋ
combining form of siŋkoy -siŋ
combining form of soreŋ 'stone' -sor
come ɖel
come (sequential converb) ɖenemɖel
come across (buŋ) mile
come close pase
come closer to something else uʔbɖuʔ
come near uʔbɖuʔ
come off ujaʔ
come on! a
· ani
· hen!
· lege
come to a stop manɖe
· maɽe
come to an end boŋ
· buŋ
· buŋe
· buɽe
· cakanacur
· caʈke
· khatam
come to an end (e.g. an active in a play) tunɖu
come to know (accidentally) malum
come to the end tuʔɖ
come to this/that/etc. side rochoʔb
come together bhire
· gotob
· metiʔb
· somte
comfort aram
· suwidha
coming ɖelemɖol
coming (attributive) ɖenemɖel
coming (noun) ɖenemɖel
command (noun) agya
· etoŋ
commandment etoŋ
commit a sin gunah
commit adultery sobru
commit suicide phãsi
committee mãɖal
common ahambaʔ
community (Christian) manɖli
compassion karuna
compassionate nek
· udar
complain barjhay
· barjhay
complementizer jeʔ
· no
complete pura
· pure
completed giriŋ
completely bikaʈ
· ekdam
· erikhudi
· janam
· phiʈ
completely full moneɲ
completely the reverse ereŋga
compose (music, literature) miʔɖ
compost maĩd
conative (Aktionsart marker V2) dakha
conceal rapa
concentration dheyan
concern soʔj
concerning bare
conclusion nicoɽ
condition dasa
· halet
conduct byawhar
confess utuʔɖ
confirm mayki
confluence (e.g. of two rivers) saŋgam
confluence (of rivers) joɽan
confused hairan
confusion gaɽbaɽ
· moh
conjecture andaj
· aʈkar
conquer jite
consciousness hos
consider bicar
· mane
consolation dilasa
console manay
· sambhray
· samjhay
consult with someone salha
contact with people dorahi
container for carrying fish ɖhõʈi
container for tobacco cilam
container used to store grain packed in straw tiɲjaʔ
continuative -kan
contractor ʈhikedaɽ
contradict uɖuʔ
contrastive focus -ko
coo (of pigeons) dure
cook eʔb
cook (intransitive) ɖeɲ
cook (intransitive) of rice isin
cook (intransitive, pulse, vegetables) ɖeɲ
cook in fire eʔb
cook rice goŋ
· goŋɽiŋ
cooked rice bhat
· peʔ
cool (intransitive) oɽeʔb
cool (transitive) oɽeʔb
cool or soft (breeze) luhur
copper tamba
copulate tuʔ
cord ɖoir
· kekeʔ
coriander dhaniya
corn bhuʈa
corner koca
· kona
· koni
corpse las
correct sẽɽeʔj
correct manner nimar
correct or proper time neɖa
correlative a-
· ajeʔ
· at-
· ata
· je
· jo
corridor dalan
corruption baimani
costum dastur
cotton siɖiʔj
· tuɖay
cough khuʔ
council of five elders of a village who settle disputes paɲc
count kol
count (verb) gin
countenance aɖhaŋ
counting konol
country ɖonjaŋ
· des
county ɖibijan
courage ɖiɽhgar
· sawaŋ
courageous bir
· ɖiɽhgar
· sahasi
course of study paɽhai
court meeting kachari
courtyard kinbhar
cover ɖabni
· khapay
· rapa
· til
cover (a pot, etc.) ɖal
cover (noun) ɖanal
cover (of haze) dhumel
cover paddy with straw tiɲ
covering lid for tay (frying pan) hakanɖaba
covet lobhay
covetous malaʔ
cow gay
cow (fully grown) gõɽi
cow dung iʔjthaŋ
coward ɖarguha
· pattajhaɽa
cowry kawɽi
crab khaŋɽa
· khãkhaɽa
crab (small) bucu
crack (of knuckles and other joints) roʈoʔb
crack open rata
crane (small) ʈõya
crave food hahray
crawl birim
· kabuɽ
· paguɽ
· reŋge
crazy bawɽahi
· bay
crazyness bay
crease laʈkay
create sirjay
creation sristi
creek ɖhoɖha
· jhariya
creep henɖuŋ
· hinduŋ
creeper laraŋ
crib kaʈhŋga
crippled kub
crocodile maŋgar
Crocodilus palustris maŋgar
crooked ɖheŋko
· kub
cross laŋghe
cross (e.g. a river) lãge
cross (n., Christian) krus
cross (the legs) kuɲ
cross over (transitive, v.) paro
crow kauwa
· sul
crown ʈopri
crown prince raja kũwar
crumble (intransitive) cepoʔd
crumble (transitive) cepoʔd
crush en
cry iɲam
· iyam
· saroŋ
· toroʔ
cry for help ʈhisa
cry of a bird ʈãyʈãy!
cry out iyam
· libre
· riryay
· toroʔ
cubit soŋtiʔ
cuckoo (bird) kuhu
cucumber keŋgra
cucumis ɖembu
culminatory telic goɖ
· goʔɖ
cultivate (transitive, e.g. a field) kheti
cultivation kheti
culture ɖaʔ
· raŋ
· samskriti
cumin (seeds) jira
cup ɖubni
curds dahi
cure (meat) ruci
curry cakhnaʔ
curse kosna
· leʔj
· saitan
· sarapay
curse (noun) sarap
· uʈkay
cursing leneʔj
curtain parda
curved ɖheŋko
custom dhatam
· genu
· niyam
· pratha
· rivaj
custom of the bride-groom staying for nine days with his future parents-in-law bahurat
customs habhaw
cut ɖeʔj
· kaʈ
· khãɽo
· say
cut (plants, wood) laʔ
cut (vegetables) seʔj
cut back (money) ɖeʔj
cut down ɖeʔj
cut off a chicken's head reto
cut or break off ʈhũʈhi
cutting edge dharo
cylindical grinding stone kunɖuʔsor
cymbal jhaɲji