Cúrcuma

raíces frescas de cúrcuma sobre una mesa de madera

Cúrcuma longa

Especia dorada,
Leche dorada,
El milagro curativo de la naturaleza

Sinónimos:
Jiang Huang, Haridra, Curcuma, Haldi
Turmeric (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From Middle English turmeryte, tarmaret, of uncertain origin. Possibly from Old French terre mérite (deserving earth). According to Klein, possibly corrupted from Arabic كُرْكُم(kurkum, Curcuma).

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈtɜɹ.məɹ.ɪk/, [ˈtʰɝ.mɚ.ɪk], (nonstandard, sometimes proscribed) /ˈtuː.mə.ɹɪk/, [ˈtʰu.mɚ.ɪk]
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈtɜː.m(ə).ɹɪk/, (nonstandard, sometimes proscribed) /ˈtjuː.m(ə
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