दिन

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit दिन (diná), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *dyew-, *dyeu- (to shine). More at Sanskrit दिन (diná).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

दिन (dinmUrdu spelling دن

  1. day
    अक्तूबर में 31 दिन होते हैं।
    There are 31 days in October.
    आज क्या दिन है?
    What day is it today?
  2. (fig.): time
    दिन को दिन और रात को रात न समझता हूँ।
    I am too busy to take notice of time.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • दिन in Bahri, Hardev (1989), Learners' Hindi-English dictionary (Delhi: Rajpal & Sons)

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *dyew-, *dyeu- (to shine). Cognate to the root *déy-no- whence Lithuanian diena, Old Church Slavonic дьнь (dĭnĭ). Other cognates include Old Armenian տիւ (tiw, daytime), Latin diēs (day).

Noun[edit]

दिन (dinán

  1. day

Declension[edit]