Origin of Kala-azar
Urdu kālā āzār kālā black (from Sanskrit kāla- Kali) āzār disease (from Persian) (from Middle Persian pain, torment) (from āzārdan āzār- to torment) (ā- to) (-zār- to make angry)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Assamese [script?] (kaalaa, “black”) + [script?] (aazaar, “disease”).
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