ध्वनि

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit ध्वनि (dhvani)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ध्वनि (dhvanifUrdu spelling دهوني

  1. sound, tone
    एक ऊंची ध्वनि सुनाई दी।
    A loud sound was heard.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ध्वनति (√dhvan, to sound, roar).

Noun[edit]

ध्वनि (dhvaním

  1. sound, echo, noise, voice, tone, tune, thunder.
  2. the sound of a drum.
  3. empty sound without reality.
  4. word.
  5. allusion, hint, implied meaning, poetical style.
  6. name of wk.
  7. name of one of the विश्वे देवा.
  8. name of a son of the वसु.

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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 0522