Sun. Aug 14th, 2022

68 thoughts on “Hindi names of metals and minerals

    1. I am not sure what they will call it in Hindi because it is the scientific form of iron, which is known in Hindi as लोहा

    1. Arsenic in Hindi is known by these names: संखिया (m), हरताल and नैपाली.

  1. I want to make a ring of PURE LEAD. What is Lead called in hindi and any idea who will make the ring for me.


  2. Copper- tamba.

    Brass- ‘pital’ @sunnyleone: ye dunia pital di, babby doll me sone di = the world is made up of Brass and shez pure gold..

    Bronze- kaasi. Kaansi ka sikka= bronze coin.

    Lead- ranga/raang. related to lead poisening. Some local made bullets used in ‘desi katta’ (gun) are made up of lead(raang) which cause toxicity, and hence highly fatal, nomatter where it enters.

    Zinc- jasta.

    Magnesium- (teez roshni se jalne waala) dhaatu.

    Sulphur- gandhak. used in gunpowder and explosives.

    1. It seems you haven’t read the post at all. I have already given that name: Zinc=जिसत

  3. ranga means tin or lead ? because in your 1 comment u told its tin but in some comment u told it lead

    1. Well, Ranga is often termed as ‘lead’ only. However, there are some scholarly debates that it is a different metal composition from Lead also. I can’t comment further on whether it is exactly lead or not.

  4. What is the mean of kathil in english/hindi ? it was lyre putted inside to your food making pots in old days..

    1. Not sure if you are talking about Kathir or Kathil, but it seems it is referred to ‘Ranga’ metal only.

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