Definition of Dhaka in English:

Dhaka

Syllabification: Dha·ka
Pronunciation: /ˈdäkə, ˈdakə
 
/
(also Dacca)
  • The capital of Bangladesh, in the central part of the country, on the Ganges delta; population 7,000,940 (2008).

Derivatives

Dhakai

Pronunciation: /ˈdäkˌī, ˈdakˌī/
adjective
More example sentences
  • The highlights of her creations were the silver ear-rings and armlets in traditional Dhakai motif and a trousseau collection in a blend of Oriental and Occidental styles.
  • The saris are in endi silk, cotton block, Tangail and Dhakai cotton with screen and block print.
  • The Dhakai sarees are woven today in West Bangal by weavers who migrated from their original homes.

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