अन्तर

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit

Adjective[edit]

अन्तर (antar? — Urdu spelling: انتر

  1. interior
  2. inside
  3. inner
  4. secret
  5. hidden
  6. different

Adverb[edit]

अन्तर (antar), Urdu spelling: انتر

  1. apart
  2. separate
  3. without
  4. in
  5. within

Noun[edit]

अन्तर (antarmUrdu spelling انتر

  1. interior
  2. inside
  3. content
  4. secret
  5. peculiarity
  6. difference
  7. opening

Preposition[edit]

अन्तर (antar) (Urdu spelling انتر)

  1. in
  2. within
  3. without
  4. except

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hantara-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁énteros (inner, what is inside), an adjective formed from the adverb *h₁enter (between) (whence also अन्तर् (antár)). Cognates include Latin interior (interior), intrā (inside, within) and Ancient Greek ἔντερον (énteron, intestine, bowel).

Adjective[edit]

अन्तर (ántara)

  1. being in the interior, interior
  2. near, proximate, related, intimate
  3. lying adjacent to
  4. distant
  5. different from
  6. exterior

Noun[edit]

अन्तर (ántaran

  1. the interior
  2. a hole, opening
  3. the interior part of a thing, the contents
  4. soul, heart, supreme soul
  5. interval, intermediate space or time
  6. period
  7. term
  8. opportunity, occasion
  9. place
  10. distance, absence
  11. difference, remainder
  12. property, peculiarity
  13. weakness, weak side
  14. representation
  15. surety, guaranty
  16. respect, regard
  17. (at the end of a compound) different, other, another
    देशान्तरम् (deśā*ntaram) — another country

References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0043