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Meaning of "poori" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF POORI

poori  [ˈpʊərɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF POORI

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Poori 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 POORI MEAN IN ENGLISH?

poori

Puri (food)

Puri (poori, boori, Kannada ಪೂರಿ (pūri), Punjabi ਪੁੜੀ (pūḍī), Hindi pūrī, Nepali पूरी (puri), Assamese: পুৰি, Urdu: پوری, Tamil: பூரி (pūri), Malayalam പൂരി, Oriya ପୁରି (luchi/puri)), is an unleavened deep-fried Indian bread, commonly consumed on the Indian subcontinent. It is eaten for breakfast or as a snack or light meal. It is usually served with a curry or bhaji, as in Puri bhaji. Puri is most commonly served at breakfast. It is also served at special or ceremonial functions as part of ceremonial rituals along with other vegetarian food offered in prayer as prasadam. The name puri derives from the Sanskrit word पूरिका (pūrikā), from पुर (pura) "filled". Puri (პური) also means bread in Georgian.

Definition of poori in the English dictionary

The definition of poori in the dictionary is an unleavened Indian bread or cake.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH POORI


Bowery
ˈbaʊərɪ
brewery
ˈbrʊərɪ
curie
ˈkjʊərɪ
estuary
ˈɛstjʊərɪ
February
ˈfɛbrʊərɪ
flowery
ˈflaʊərɪ
fury
ˈfjʊərɪ
January
ˈdʒænjʊərɪ
jury
ˈdʒʊərɪ
lowery
ˈlaʊərɪ
matsuri
mætˈsʊərɪ
Missouri
mɪˈzʊərɪ
mortuary
ˈmɔːtʃʊərɪ
Newry
ˈnjʊərɪ
Nuri
ˈnʊərɪ
obituary
əˈbɪtjʊərɪ
potpourri
ˌpəʊˈpʊərɪ
sanctuary
ˈsæŋktjʊərɪ
tandoori
tænˈdʊərɪ
Venturi
vɛnˈtjʊərɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE POORI

poor cod
poor law
poor man´s orange
poor man´s orchid
poor man´s something
poor man´s weatherglass
poor mouth
poor rate
poor relation
poor White
poor-mouth
poor-spirited
poorbox
poorhouse
poorish
poorly
poorness
poort
poortith
poorwill

WORDS THAT END LIKE POORI

a fortiori
a posteriori
a priori
Cori
gori
hori
koori
memento mori
millefiori
Montessori
nori
Pori
pylori
Ruwenzori
satori
signori
sori
tori
yakitori
zori

Synonyms and antonyms of poori in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «poori» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF POORI

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

Translator English - Chinese

poori
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

poori
570 millions of speakers

English

poori
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Poori
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بوري
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Poori
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

poori
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

poori
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

poori
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Poori
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

poori
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

poori
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

poori
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Poori
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

poori
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

poori
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गरीब
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

poori
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

poori
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

poori
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Poori
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

poori
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

poori
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

poori
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

poori
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

poori
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of poori

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «POORI»

The term «poori» is regularly used and occupies the 85.832 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «POORI» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «poori» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «poori» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «POORI»

Discover the use of poori in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to poori and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Poori that Ran Away
" Translated into English by the author's great-granddaughter, Samina Mishra, these books will delight anyone learning to read for the first time, and are perfect for parents and teachers to read aloud.
Zakir Husain, 2004
2
Atlantic's URDU ENGLISH DICTIONARY
To take the lead; to go ahead; to exceed bounds. j'j poori bhori hono, Y. To be in the family way; to be pregnant; to be with child jij ujt< poori poori, odv. On foot. ^i'j ojlj ^ ojlj poori par paori rokhnd, y. To sit at ease; to sit cross legged; to walk In ...
‎1989
3
The Oxford Companion to Food
Pooris are made with a variety of flours de- pending on the type of poori with a small addition ofoil or ghee and enough warm water to make a stiff dough which is then kneaded. The dough is then usually divided up into balls which are then ...
Alan Davidson, Tom Jaine, 2014
4
The Turmeric Trail: Recipes and Memories from an Indian ...
Paani poori masaala is sold at Indian grocery stores. It is a blend of spices that includes mango powder, black salt, cumin, coriander, and black pepper, among others. The sulfur-like smell in the blend is from black salt, a product mined from ...
Raghavan Iyer, 2002
5
Report on Sanitary Measures in India in ...: Together with ...
The case of Poori itself, the great pilgrim centre, illustrates the entire pilgrim case better, perhaps, than any other town. In times past it has exhibited an instance of a town of 23,000 inhabitants, liable to periodical influx of pilgrims, not only ...
‎1883
6
Parliamentary Papers, House of Commons and Command
The case of Poori itself, the great pilgrim centre, illustrates the entire pilgrim case better, perhaps, than any other town. In times past it has exhibited an instance of a town of 23,000 inhabitants, liable to periodical influx of pilgrims, not only ...
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons, 1883
7
Food for the Gods
In Maharashtra, in Western India, at the time of the mango crop in the summer, especially the Alfonso mangoes, they are eaten with mango pulp, and this makes a superb combination, known as Aam Ras Poori. The recipe forthe other half of ...
Diana Seshadri, 2007
8
Kachi's Kitchen: Family Favorites from Kerala and Tamil Nadu
Poori My son, Avi, was first introduced to Poori as a young child and has been a huge fan ever since. When they are placed on the table right after they have been cooked, Avi's eyes would open wide at the spectacular huge round balls with ...
Ann Vinod, 2010
9
Taste of Nepal
Poori, pronounced "poo-ree," is a deep-fried puffed bread, generally prepared from wheat Jlour. The dough can be prepared in advance, but the rolling and frying should be done just before serving. Poori are fried in bubbling hot oil and puff ...
Jyoti Pathak, 2007
10
The Essential Delhi Cookbook
Poori Stuffed with Black Gram Makes: 1012 Bervin poori, potatoes and halva is a favourite holiday breakfast. Dough as for plain poori made of 250 gm wholewheat flour (see previous POORI) Filling: 125 gm(2⁄3cup) husked black beans (dhuli ...
Priti Narain, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «POORI»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term poori is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Rotimatic, an automatic roti maker by an Indian couple gets US …
It works with all wheat flour brands and also makes doughballs and poori sized flour discs. The machine is simple to clean and makes the task ... «Daily News & Analysis, Jul 15»
2
LGBTQI folks hold a public demonstration at CP in Delhi
... like '377 se azaadi, homophobia se azaadi, transphobia se azaadi, moral policing se azaadi, mang rahi poori abaadi, azaadi, azaadi!' «Times of India, Jul 15»
3
Until a tree has grown
The couplet that appealed to the masses was 'Saheb Aaj Tau Apna Kaam Kara Kei Jaein Gey Hum/Saari Shartain Poori Hain Phir Kaisi Dair ... «Daily Times, Jul 15»
4
Quikr's new avatar
The company, which intends to go mobile-only soon, unveiled a new mobile-friendly logo with a strategic tagline 'Ab Har Wish Hogi Poori'. «Business Standard, Jul 15»
5
Exclusive: Rotimatic creator Zimplistic raises $15m Series B round
... product page, it is able to work with any wheat flour brand, allows for customisation of the roti and doughballs and flour discs for poori's. «DEALSTREETASIA, Jul 15»
6
Eid brings Ramadan fasting to festive end
... eggs with cheddar, halal bacon and South Indian dishes like appum (puffy rice crepes), egg curry, poori (fried flatbread) and potato curry. «Waterloo Record, Jul 15»
7
Now Aam Aadmi canteens | Delhi NYOOOZ
North Indian food like dal , chappati , rice, and poori-sabzi will dominate the menu in these canteens. They will also have space for the people ... «NYOOOZ, Jul 15»
8
Maurya Indian Cuisine launches breakfast menu
The restaurant recently launched an Indian breakfast menu that includes favourites such as aloo poori (potato-and-pea curry with puffy fried ... «Straight.com, Jul 15»
9
Celebrating Eid with feasting, fashion and a mound of toys
... eggs with cheddar, halal bacon and South Indian dishes like appum (puffy rice crepes), egg curry, poori (fried flatbread) and potato curry. «Toronto Star, Jul 15»
10
Eid: Where fasting ends, feasting begins
... halwa (a gooey sweet made with semolina) and poori (fried bread), sheer khorma (vermicilli-milk pudding) and kheer (rice pudding topped ... «Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Poori [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/poori>. Dec 2019 ».
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