Origin of kala azarHindi k?l?-?z?r, literally , black disease
Origin of kala-azarUrdu kālā āzār kālā black ( from Sanskrit kāla- ; see Kali . ) āzār disease ( from Persian) ( from Middle Persian pain, torment ) ( from āzārdan āzār- to torment ) ( ā- to ) ( -zār- to make angry )
- (pathology) Visceral leishmaniasis.
From Assamese [script?] (kaalaa, “black”) + [script?] (aazaar, “disease”).