धर्म

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit धर्म (dhárma), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰer- (to hold, to support).

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धर्म (dharmmUrdu spelling دھرم

  1. religion, faith
    हम किसी धर्म का तिरस्कार नहीं करना चाहते।
    We do not want to disregard any religion.
    धर्म हमारे समाज की रीढ़ है।
    Religion is the backbone of our society.
  2. virtue, righteousness
    हमारा नेता एक धर्म-स्तम्भ है।
    Our leader is a pillar of righteousness.
  3. duty
    तुम्हारी मृत्यु से पहले, अपना अन्तिम धर्म निभाना पड़ता।
    Before your death, you must fulfill your duty.

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References[edit]

  • धर्म in Bahri, Hardev (1989), Learners' Hindi-English dictionary (Delhi: Rajpal & Sons)
  • धर्म in Chaturvedi, Mahendra and Bhola Nath Tiwari (1970), A practical Hindi-English dictionary (Delhi: National Publishing House)

Marathi[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit धर्म (dhárma)

Noun[edit]

धर्म (dharmam]]

  1. religion

Newari[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit धर्म (dhárma)

Noun[edit]

धर्म (dharma)

  1. religion

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰer- (to hold, to support).

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Noun[edit]

धर्म (dhármam

  1. morality, virtue, moral code, good deed, good works
  2. that which is established or firm, steadfast decree, statute, ordinance, law
  3. usage, practice, customary observance or prescribed conduct, duty
  4. right, justice (often as a synonym of punishment)
  5. religion, religious merit
  6. Law or Justice personified
  7. the law or doctrine of Buddhism
  8. the ethical precepts of Buddhism
  9. the law of Northern Buddhism
  10. nature, character, peculiar condition or essential quality, property, mark, peculiarity
  11. a particular ceremony
  12. sacrifice
  13. the ninth mansion
  14. Upanishad
  15. associating with the virtuous
  16. religious abstraction, devotion
  17. bow
  18. Soma-drinker
  19. name of the 15th अर्हत् (arhat) of the present अवसर्पिणी (ava-sarpiṇī)

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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 0510