दम

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Persian دم (dam).

Noun[edit]

दम (dammUrdu spelling دم

  1. breath
    वह दम फूल रहा था, लेकिन ठहर नहीं किया।
    He was gasping for breath, but he did not stop.
  2. life, vitality, stamina
    उसमें कोई दम नहीं है।
    He has no stamina.
  3. moment, instant
    एक दम में, वह गुमसुम हो गई।
    In one moment, she was lost to herself.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Sanskrit दम (dama)

Noun[edit]

दम (damamUrdu spelling دم

  1. self-restraint, taming, self-control
    छुरी तले दम लेने की आवश्यकता है।
    It is important to have self-restraint under difficult circumstances.

Etymology 3[edit]

From Sanskrit दम्भ (dambha). Cognate with Persian دم (dam)

Noun[edit]

दम (dammUrdu spelling دم

  1. deceit, fraud, trickery, arrogance
    वह बहुत दमबाज़ है, और उस पर भरोसा मत रखना चाहिए।
    He is full of deceit, and you should not trust him.

Etymology 4[edit]

From Arabic دم.

Noun[edit]

दम (dammUrdu spelling دم

  1. blood

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dṓm. Cognate with Latin domus, Ancient Greek δόμος (dómos), Old Church Slavonic домъ (domŭ), Old Armenian տուն (tun).

Noun[edit]

दम (dámam

  1. house
  2. home
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the verb दाम्यति (dāmyati).

Noun[edit]

दम (dámam

  1. taming
  2. self-restraint
  3. self-control
  4. temperance
Declension[edit]