Galangal

Galanga on wooden background

Alpinia galanga

Sinonimi:
Kulanjan
Galangal (Wiktionary)

English

Alternative forms

  • galingale, galanga

Etymology

From Middle English galyngale, from Old French galingal, from Arabic خَلَنْجَان(ḵalanjān), from Persian قولنجان(qulinjân, qulanjân), from Sanskrit कुलञ्जन (kulañjana), perhaps from Chinese 高良薑高良姜 (gāoliángjiāng), from 高涼 (a prefecture or county in China) + (ginger).

Pronunciation

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