Foxtail Millet has been identified as a major millet in terms of worldwide production, as it is the sixth highest yielding grain. It is one of the world’s oldest cultivated crops. Foxtail Millet contains a pertinent amount of nutritional components, especially starch, protein, vitamins, and minerals.

Alternate Names of Foxtail Millet

  • English Names: Italian millet, Italian foxtail, German millet, Siberian millet, Foxtail bristle grass, Chinese millet, Hungarian millet
  • Tamil: தினை (Thinai)
  • Malayalam: തിന (thina)
  • Kannada: ನವಣೆ (navane)
  • Telugu: కొర్రలు (korralu)
  • Hindi: कांगणी (Kangni)
  • Punjabi: ਕਂਗਣੀ/کنگنی‎ (Kangni)
  • Gujarati: Kang
  • Marathi: kang or rala (राळं)
  • Nepali: Kaguno
  • Japanese: Awa (粟)
  • German: Hirse
  • Korean: Jo (조)
  • Malay: Jewawut
  • Mandarin Chinese: Su (粟)
  • Sinhalese: Thana Haal
  • Georgian: Ghomis Ghomi (ღომის ღომი)
  • Javanese: Jewawut