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Meaning of "dosa" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD DOSA

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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF DOSA

dosa  [ˈdəʊsə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DOSA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Dosa is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DOSA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

dosa

Dosa

Dosa, is a fermented crepe or pancake made from rice batter and black lentils. This staple dish is widely popular in all southern Indian states Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala, as well as being popular in other countries like Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Singapore.

Definition of dosa in the English dictionary

The definition of dosa in the dictionary is a savoury Indian pancake.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DOSA


aftosa
ɑːfˈtəʊsə
amorosa
ˌæməˈrəʊsə
curiosa
ˌkjʊərɪˈəʊsə
Formosa
fɔːˈməʊsə
gloriosa
ˌɡləʊrɪˈəʊsə
greengrocer
ˈɡriːnˌɡrəʊsə
grocer
ˈɡrəʊsə
margosa
mɑːˈɡəʊsə
mimosa
mɪˈməʊsə
mucosa
mjuːˈkəʊsə
proser
ˈprəʊsə
rugosa
ruːˈɡəʊsə
samosa
səˈməʊsə
scabiosa
ˌskeɪbɪˈəʊsə
serosa
sɪˈrəʊsə
submucosa
ˌsʌbmjuːˈkəʊsə
Tolosa
təˈləʊsə
tosa
ˈtəʊsə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DOSA

dosage
dose
dose equivalent
doseh
dosemeter
dosh
dosimeter
dosimetric
dosimetrician
dosimetrist
dosimetry
dosing strip
dosiology
doss
dossal
dossel
dosser
dosseret
dosshouse

WORDS THAT END LIKE DOSA

anorexia nervosa
Appaloosa
bulimia nervosa
corpora cavernosa
mariposa
mater dolorosa
Monte Rosa
ponderosa
Ramaphosa
retinitis pigmentosa
Reynosa
roosa
Rosa
sub rosa
Vallombrosa
Vargas Llosa
Via Dolorosa
Villahermosa
virtuosa
Xhosa

Synonyms and antonyms of dosa in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «dosa» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DOSA

Find out the translation of dosa to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of dosa from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «dosa» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

DOSA
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dosa
570 millions of speakers

English

dosa
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

डोसा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

دوسة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

доса
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dosa
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ডোসা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

dosa
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dosa
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

dosa
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ドーサ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

도사
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dosa
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sân
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தோசை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

डोसा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

dosa
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dosa
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dosa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

доса
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

dosa
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

dosa
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

DOSA
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

dosa
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

dosa
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of dosa

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DOSA»

The term «dosa» is very widely used and occupies the 22.891 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DOSA» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about dosa

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DOSA»

Discover the use of dosa in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to dosa and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Idli & Dosa
This Book Is A Small, But Delightful Collection Of Recipes Which Are A Gateway To A Whole New World Of Idlis And Dosas. Also Included Is A Section On How To Make Delicious Delicacies Using Leftover Idlis And Dosas.
Tarla Dalal, 2000
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Dosa Dhamaka
POTATO DOSA 1 2. METHI DOSA 2 3 GANGI DOSA 3 4 COCONUT DOSA 4 5. WHEAT DOSA 5 6. METHI LEAVES DOSA 6 7. RAVA DOSA 7 8. SOFT DOSA 8 9 . CARROT DOSA 9 10. SET DOSA 10 1 1 . SPONGE DOSA 1 1 12. VEGETABLE  ...
Sudha Chandrakant, 200
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Yeasts in Natural and Artificial Habitats
Changes in the properties of the batter were the same as in the previous foods. Dosa is made from fermented batter of black gram and rice, inoculated with a starter of batter from a previous batch or autofermented (Desikachar 1984).
John F.T. Spencer, Dorothy M. Spencer, 1997
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Astrology: The Third Eye Of The Vedas
Mars the sexual capacity of Venus. Mangal Dosa: This is much hyped and the most controversial aspect of horoscopes. The placement of Mars in the 1st, 2nd, 4 "\ 7"'. 8th and 12th houses is considered the horoscope to be with Mangal Dosa.
Dr. Gopal Das Neeraj, Dr. Arastu Prabhakar, 2006
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Recipes of the Jaffna Tamils: Odiyal Kool, Kurakkan Puttu, ...
Breakfast Dishes String Hoppers Tomato Sothi String Hopper Biryani Rice Flour Puttu Raagi Flour Puttu Semolina Puttu Aalanggai Puttu Sugar Puttu Black Gram Puttu Spinach Puttu Tapioca Puttu Adai Dosa Ghee Thosai Egg Thosai Masala ...
Nesa Eliezer, 2003
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Mumbai Roadside Snacks
BZTOGEfe SADA DOSA Instead of using oil for cooking, smear 1 tbsp of butter over each dosa (at step no. 2, page 36) and sprinkle Va tsp of garam masala evenly over it. Cook till the dosa turns crisp and brown in colour. CHZTCI1E¥ BZfBHEJ ...
Tarla Dalal
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Making the Rounds with Oscar
Dr David Dosa's job is to respond to people's medical needs, treat them for their ailments and communicate with their families. Oscar takes care of the rest. He is a steady companion and, because of him, patients don't die alone.
David Dosa, 2009
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HeartSmart Flavours of India
TPotato-stuffed Grepes MASALA DOSA If you drew a line through the middle of India separating the North from the South, you'd find the bottom half eating dosa, steamed rice bread (idli) and thick lentil vegetable soup (sambar) for breakfast ...
Krishna Jamal, 1998
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Handbook of Indigenous Fermented Foods, Second Edition, ...
The batter should be rather thick for idli and much more fluid for dosa. Generally a range of added water, from 2.0 to 2.2 times the initial dry weights of rice and black gram, will provide the viscosity desired for dosa. Generally from 0.8 to 1% salt ...
Keith Steinkraus, 1995
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The Review of Rabbinic Judaism: Ancient, Medieval, and Modern
To make his case that the idea of Messiah ben Joseph arose after Bar Kokhba, he has to redate Dosa's saying. He proceeds as follows. First, he cites only the last part of the text. This frees it from the obvious Temple-period dating of the ...
Alan Avery-Peck, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DOSA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term dosa is used in the context of the following news items.
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Dosai Serves Fresh Spice and Coconut-Infused Fare from Tamil Nadu
Dosa are said to have originated in the region; they started as a breakfast item, but are now consumed throughout the day. Vatha kozhambhu ... «Village Voice, Jul 15»
2
Bannockburn's Marigold Maison tantalizes the taste buds
For appetizers, we tried the chicken pakora, yogurt raita dip and masala dosa. Nine spice and chickpea flour-battered chicken came deep-fried ... «Chicago Daily Herald, Jul 15»
3
Demand fuels value-addition in small millets
Exclusive joints such as Nalan Unavagam, a restaurant offering health and diet food options such as ragi dosa, vada, tenai pongal, pearl millet ... «Hindu Business Line, Jul 15»
4
Sweet Ripe Mango Chutney Recipe
Mix well and serve the mango chutney with dal rice or idli, dosa or even parathas. Notes. If using some other small variety of mangoes, then just ... «HungryForever, Jul 15»
5
Hybrid renewable energy project to begin at Hood
... and lock in low electricity rates for the next 30 years, saving the Army millions of dollars,” said Brian Dosa, Fort Hood director of Public Works. «The Fort Hood Sentinel, Jul 15»
6
Style & Substance: Alexandra Shulman
... just don't suit me), include Erdem, Osman, Jonathan Saunders, Prada, and Dosa. On the high street I like Topshop, and Cos for underwear. «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
7
Dining review: Abundance of dosa delights at Table Cafe
While reading the New Yorker magazine one day, she came across an article on dosa, the Indian crepe made from fermented lentil batter, and ... «Marin Independent Journal, Jul 15»
8
Relish varieties of idlis at Dombivli idli fest
With more than 11 types of idlis and different types of chutney, dosa, sambhar and other south Indian snacks, the festival will serve authentic ... «Daily News & Analysis, Jul 15»
9
Pirkei Avos – Perek 3 – Mishnayos 1-14
Rabbi Chalafta [ben Dosa] of Kfar Chananiah said: [When] ten sit together and occupy themselves with Torah, The Divine Presence rests ... «The Jewish Voice, Jul 15»
10
IIT-B ex-dean reveals how allowing cheat-sheets in exams helps …
... mixture of a fun and sincere conversation between netizens of India and the DoSA who seemed only too happy to address these concerns. «Scroll.in, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Dosa [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/dosa>. Jan 2020 ».
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