"खाना नमकीन है।"

Translation:The food is salty.

October 4, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/Pooja703415

I thought Namkeen was type of salty snack.

October 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/vinay92

Snacks in many parts of India are classified as मीठा (sweet) and नमकीन (savory/salty). If you just say नमकीन without qualifiers, it would refer to the most popular savory snack in that region.

October 12, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/raypab

namkeen can be both snack, or defining the saltyness, or taste. savoury can be included in it.

January 3, 2019
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