Origin of tincalMalay tingkal from Persian ti?k?l, tinkar from Sanskrit ?a?ka?a
The definition of tincal is a crude type of borax, a cleaning material.
The cleaning product used by native tribes in Tibet is a an example of tincal.
Origin of tincalUltimately ( probably via Portuguese tincal, atincal ) from Arabic tinkār, tinkāl from Persian tangār Sanskrit &tlowdot;anka&nlowdot;ah
- The Tibetan mineral deposits have been known since very early times, and formerly the crude material was exported to Europe, under the name of tincal, for the preparation of pure borax and other boron salts.