जान

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Persian جان (jân)

Noun[edit]

जान (jānfUrdu spelling جان

  1. life, soul
    दंगे में कई जानें गईं।
    Many lives were lost in the riot.
  2. spirit, vitality, stamina
    मैं थक गया, और अब मुझ में जान नहीं है।
    I am tired, and there is no spirit left in me.

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Sanskrit ज्ञान (jñāna)

Noun[edit]

जान (jānfUrdu spelling جان

  1. knowledge
    मेरी जान में, ऐसा नहीं था।
    To my knowledge, it was not so.

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References[edit]

John T. Platts, "A Dictionary of Urdu, Classical Hindi, and English", URL accessed on 06-27-2012.