Translation:A curry

March 16, 2016



first duolingo course that has taught me the word for Curry, which has generally been a loanword in almost every language. I'm sure Hindi will also teach this too, no?

February 14, 2017


Maybe it's a UK thing (Statesman here), but I thought "curry" was an uncountable noun, like "soup" or "toothpaste". I.E., you get some curry, but not a curry.

August 22, 2017


As a substance, curry is uncountable. As a defined portion of that substance, it can be countable. Very common to get "a curry" here, but then you could also get "a soup" (i.e. a bowl of soup), though that's less common outside restaurants.

August 26, 2017


Very true. "Shall we go for a curry?" (visit an Indian restaurant) and "Shall we get a curry?" (purchase an Indian takeaway) are very commonly heard suggestions where I live (population 5,000; number of Indian eating-places, four!).

December 31, 2017


When is it "cyri" and when "cyrri"?

January 14, 2019


Either will do, although the dictionary word has a double-r.

January 14, 2019
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