The name crocus, for the flowering plant and source of saffron, is very likely ultimately descended from Sanskrit kunkumam (कुङ्कुमं) by way of 'Semitic', Arabic, and Greek.
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The word gymkhana is derived from the Hindi gend-khana (ball-house), but altered due to its association with and influence of the word, gymnasium.
The Middle English spelling for India was Ynde. The word Indies is derived from this variant.
The next time you spray yourself with a musk-based fragrance, you might want to remember that the word musk comes from the Sanskrit word, muṣká (मुष्क) meaning testicle.
The Sanskrit word guru (गुरु) and the English word, grave, are both said to descend from the same Proto-Indo-European base, *gru-, meaning heavy or weighty.
The word stepney is still used to refer to a spare tyre only in our part of the world. Stepneys are named after a street of the same name in Llanelli, Wales where they were manufactured in the early 1900s.
The word clue is an alteration of clew which ultimately comes from Sanskrit's glauḥ meaning lump.