Saffron in Different Languages

Saffron in Different Languages

In this write up, we want to show what saffron is called in different languages:

Botanical Name: Crocus Sativus

Commercial Part of Flower: Stigma
Family Name: Iridaceae

Persian: Za’afran or Zafran

Arabic: Zafran

Urdu: Zafran, Jafranekar

English: Saffron

Chinese: Fan Hung-Hua
Bengali: Jafran

Dutch: Saffraan

French: Safran
German: Safran

Gujarati: Keshar
Hindi: Zaffran

Italian: Zafferano
Japanese: Safuran

Kannada: Kumnkuma, kesari
Kashmiri: Kong

Malayalam: Kunkumapoove
Marathi: Keshar, Kesara

Portuguese: Acofrao
Russian: Shafran
Sanskrit I: Keshara, Kunkuma

Sanskrit II: Aruna, Asra, Asrika
Spanish: Azafran

Swedish: Saffran
Tamil: Kungumap

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