What is word for 'leechie' (Hindi - fruit) in English?
rwhitehead at cix.compulink.co.uk
Thu Jun 13 04:01:30 EST 1996
According to my dictionary, the word derives from the Cantonese lai chi
(meaning unknown). All the English names for it are transliterations of
the original, including litchi, lechia, leachea, letchee, lichee,
lychee and leechee.
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