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Glossary - Fruits (Multilingual Names for Fruits)

 Published 2012-Mar-03   Updated 2017-Aug-22
(Names of Fruits in English, Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi)

English Tamil Malayalam Hindi
Apple Applepazham (அரத்திப்பழம் / குமளிப்பழம்) Apple pazham / Aappil (ആപ്പിൾ) Sev (सेब)
Apricot Sarkkarai Badami (சர்க்கரை பாதாமி) Aprikot  Khoobani/ khumani (खुबानी)
Avocado (Butterfruit) Vennai pazham (வெண்ணைப் பழம்) Venna Pazham (അവോക്കാഡോ) Makhanphal
Banana Vazhaipazham (வாழைப்பழம்) Vazha Pazham/ Cherupazham Kela (केला)
Bell Fruit Panchali pazham (பஞ்சலிப்பழம்) Champaka  
Bill Berry   Pravin  
Black Berry      
Black Currant Karuntiratcai Pazham (கருந்திராட்சைப்பழம்) Njval Pazham  
Blueberry Avurinelli (அவுரிநெல்லி) Njara Pazham Falsa, Nilabadari (नीलबदरी)
Breadfruit   Kadachakka  
Cantaloupe (Musk Melon) Parangi pazham (பரங்கிப்பழம்) Thaikumbalam  Kharbuja
Carambola Pulichakkai Chathurapuli  
Cashew Fruit Munthri Pazham (முந்திரிப்பழம்) Parangi Manga / Kazzumanga  
Cherry Seelapazham (சேலாப்பழம்) Cherry Alu Balu
Citron   Ganapathi Naragam  
Coconut Thengai (தேங்காய்) Thenga / Naligeram Nariyal/ Kopra
Cranberry Kurutinelli (குருதிநெல்லி)    
Custard Apple Seetha pazham (சீத்தாப்பழம்) Seethappazham, Aathappazham Shitaphal/ Saripa (सिताफ़ल)
Dates Pericham pazham (பேரீச்சைப்பழம்) Eetha pazham / Eenthapazham / Kajuru Khajoor
Durian Mulnari Pazham (முள்நாரிப்பழம்)    
Elderberry      
Fig Atti pazham (அத்திப்பழம்) Athi pazham Anjeer
Gooseberry Nellikai (நெல்லிக்காய்) Nellika Amla
Grapefruit Bablimas (பப்பளிமாச்) Kambili Naranga  
Grapes Dratchai pazham (திராட்சைப்பழம்) Dratcha or Munthiri Angoor
Green Berry / zizyphus     Ber/ Bor
Guava Koiya pazham (கொய்யாப்பழம்) Peraka Amrud
Honeydew Melon      
Indian Jujips   Ilanthapazham  
Indian Plum (Batoko Plum/ Governor's plum/
Pachnala/ Ramontchi)
Luvlolikka Lubica lovlolica (ശീമനെല്ലിക്ക) Talispatri
Jackfruit Palapazham (பலாப்பழம்) Chakka Kathal
Jambu fruit / bell fruit/ Syzygium Samarangense Panchali pazham (பஞ்சலிப்பழம்) Champanga Jamun
Kiwi      
Lemon Kolinchi pazham Naranga Galgal/ Nimbu
Lime Elumichai (எலுமிச்சை) Cherunaranga Nimbu
Lychee Vilazi pazham / விளச்சிப்பழம் Lichi Pazham Lichi
Longan      
Mango Mam pazham / மாம்பழம் Maanga Aam
Mangosteen Sulambali   Mangustan
Monkeypod / Quamachil / Madras Thorn Kodukkappuli (கொர்கலிக்காய்/ கோணக்காய்/ கோன புளியங்கா/ கொடுக்காப்புளி)   Ganga Imli (गंगा इमली / जलेबी)
Mulberry Muzukutai pazham / முசுக்கட்டைப்பழம் Batchanillathinte Pazham Shehtooth
Musk Melon (Cantaloupe) Mulam pazham / முலாம்பழம் Thaikumbazham Kharbooja
Nectarine      
Olive Sytoon / சைத்தூன் Oliva Pazham Jaitun
Orange Naaram Orange Narangi
Papaya Papali pazham / பப்பாளிப்பழம் Omakka/ Pappanka Papeeta
Passion fruit Tatput pazham / தாட்பூட்பழம் പാഷൻ ഫ്രൂട്ട് Junoon ka phal (जूनून का फल)
Peach, Nectarines      
Pear Berikkai / பேரிக்காய் Sabarjil Nashpati
Pineapple Annasi pazham / அன்னாசிப்பழம் Kaithachakka Ananas
Plantain Fruit Nenthram Pazham Yethan Pazham  
Plum/ Victoria Plums Allpakoda / ஆல்பக்கோடா   Aloobukara
Pomegranate Madhulai / மாதுளை Maadhala naarnga/ Urumampazham Anar
Prunes Kodi Mundiri pazham/ கொடிமுந்திரி   Alubokhara
Quince      
Raisins kismis / Uler Drachai / உலர் திராட்சை Unakkamunthiri Kismis
Rambutan      
Sapota/ Sapodilla Sapota / சப்போட்டா Chikku Chikku
Soursop Paanghi Pazham Mullatha  
Starfruit Pulichikai / Vilimpi pazham / விளிம்பிப்பழம் Ilumbi Puli Kamrakh
Stoneapple Vilvam or Koovilam / வில்வம் Koovalam Bel/ Siriphal
Strawberry Semputtu pazham / செம்புற்றுப்பழம் Stroberry  
Sugar Palm Fruit Nungu / நுங்கு Pana Nangu / പനം നൊങ്ക്  
Sweetlime Chaatukudi / சாத்துக்கொடி Musambi or Madhuranaaranga Mosambi
Tamarind Puli / புளி    
Tangerine /Clementine/ Mandarin/ Satsumas      
Uglifruit      
Water Chestnut     Singhara
Watermelon Tarboosni / தர்பூசணி Thannimathan Tarbooz / kalingad
White goosefoot     Bathua
Wild Jack / Jungle Jack / Artocarpus hirsutus Aini Aini, Aani (ആഞ്ഞിലി)  
Wood Apple Vialm Pazham Vilathikka  

 


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Thank you its very useful.
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Passion fruit in malayalam is Musoolinga മുസൂളിങ്ങ
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Hmmmmm............... It's ok. But can pls tell me the local Indian names for peach, bitter gourd, eggplant, bottle gourd and colocassia.
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Please check out the vegetable list
http://simpleindianrecipes.com/vegetables.aspx
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what is the indian name for blushwood berry?
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Thanku for help
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:-)
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What's the name of ambaranga in english and hindi
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Useful
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Thank you.
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What is name of navazh fruits English word
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Jamun fruit
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What is the tamil name for Mahogani fruit.
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thank u for help to me guys
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My pleasure.
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Super
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whats the malayalam name of wood apple?
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vilathikka
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Awesome. Thanks for creating this list.
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Its my pleasure.
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Durian is ilanji chakka or aanjili chakka in malayalam
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superbb
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Thank you.
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Does Peach, Mangosteen and rambutan have names in Tamil. As it is widely available in Nilgiris.
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I am not aware of the local names. Someone who knows can share it with everyone.
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Do a better research while creating such content, please rewrite the content.
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Hi Ranjith, This content has been posted after enough research. As soon as I find a local name from a reliable source, I will update it. If you do have a local name suggestion or a new fruit, please do let me know with proper details. I will verify and add it to the list. Do not give a vague comment.
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What is english name for jakkala fruit found in nilgiris
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How much fact is this ? i don't know but if its fact iwill be happy
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Hello Kannan, It is all information collected from reliable source.
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Mango Malayalam name is Manga. Tamarind is valanpuli.
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malayalam name for Australian blushwood plz
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what ia the english name of apple chambakya?
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Pottuvelleri adhava kakarika ee fruit inte English entha
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what is the name malayalam name of raspberry??
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There is no malayalam name for raspberry as it is not a native berry of India.
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What is the English name of Thavuttu Palam found in Nilgiri hills
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what is the malayalam name for apple?
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Its called Apel
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ORANGE. WHAT MAN APPLE IS NOT A NATIVE FRUIT. IT IS SAID IN APPLE ITSELF. |P
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Korikilikai in english
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Cashew Fruit is "paRangki maanga" in malayalam
Dates is not "eetha pazham" it is "eentha pazham" in malayalam
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Kota palam(கொட்ட பழம்) in english

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