Colander Meaning in Bengali

A colander, also known as a strainer, is a kitchen utensil used for draining liquids from food. In Bengali, a colander can be referred to as ছানা (chana), ছানি (chhani), or ছালনি (chalni).

Part of Speech & Pronunciation

The word colander is a noun and is pronounced as /ˈkɒləndər/.


A colander is a bowl-shaped utensil with small holes or perforations that allow liquid to drain out while retaining solid food.



  • Retainer – রিটেইনার (reṭe’ināra)
  • Container – কন্টেইনার (koṇṭe’ināra)


The word colander originated from the Latin word “colare,” which means “to strain.”

Nearby Words

  • Strainer – Noun
  • Sieve – Noun
  • Perforated – Adjective
  • Bowl – Noun

Colander in Literature Quotes

“The colander is the most important item in my kitchen,” said Julia Child. (কলান্ডারটি আমার রান্নাঘরের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ জিনিস, বলেছিলেন জুলিয়া চাইল্ড।)

“A colander is like a superhero for draining pasta,” wrote Mark Bittman. (একটি কলান্ডার পাস্তা ঝরাতে একটি সুপারহিরোর মতো, লেখেছেন মার্ক বিটম্যান।)

Colander Meaning in Different Languages

  • Bengali: ছানা (chana), ছানি (chhani), ছালনি (chalni)
  • Hindi: छलनी (chhalani)
  • Nepali: छलनी (chhalani)
  • Urdu: چھلنی (chhalni)
  • Tamil: சீவனி (cīvaṉi)
  • Telugu: సీవని (sīvani)
  • Arabic: مصفاة (masfa)
  • Chinese: 滤网 (lǜwǎng)
  • Japanese: コーランダー (kōrandā)
  • Russian: дуршлаг (durshlag)

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