काम

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Hindi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaːm/, [kã(ː)m]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Sanskrit कर्म (karma)

Noun[edit]

काम (kāmmUrdu spelling کام

  1. work, task, labour
    मैं कारख़ाना में काम करता हूँ।
    I work at a factory.
  2. job, employment
    वर्तमान में, काम की तलाश कर रहा हूँ।
    Currently, I am looking for a job.
  3. function, purpose
    यह बक्सा मेज़ का काम देगा
    This box will serve the function of a table.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Sanskrit काम (kāma)

Noun[edit]

काम (kāmmUrdu spelling کام

  1. inclination
  2. wish
  3. desire
  4. lust
  5. longing
  6. sexual passion
  7. affection
  8. love
  9. the Hindu God of Love (equivalent to Cupid)
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Sanskrit[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *kā́ma, from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂-. Cognate (via PII) with Old Persian 𐎣𐎠𐎶 (kāma), Avestan 𐬐𐬁𐬨𐬀 (kāma-), and akin (via PIE) to Latin cārus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

काम (kā́mam

  1. wish, desire, longing
  2. love, affection, object of desire or of love or of pleasure
  3. pleasure, enjoyment
  4. love, especially sexual love or sensuality
  5. Love or Desire personified

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References[edit]

  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 252