शक्ति

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit शक्ति (śakti), from the root verb शक् (śak, to be able, to have the power to effect).

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शक्ति (śaktifUrdu spelling شکتی

  1. power, energy, potency
    दो सौ घोड़ों की शक्ति इस कल में है।
    This machine has the power of two hundred horses.
  2. strength
    ईश्‍वर हमें शक्ति दे।
    May God give us strength.
  3. force
    हमें विध्वंसक शक्ति का प्रयोग करना पड़ा।
    We had to use destructive force.

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References[edit]

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