हम

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Sauraseni Prakrit अम्हे (amhe) (cf. Sanskrit अस्मे/वयम् (asme/vayam, we))

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

हम (ham?, Urdu spelling: ہم

  1. we (first person personal plural, nominative case) (Singular: मैं or हम in alternate usage)
    हम हैं - "We are"
  2. I (the first person personal singular pronoun)
Usage notes[edit]

Because हम can mean both we and I, sometimes हम लोग is used to specifically denote the plural. Usually context makes it clear when हम is being used for we or for I. It is inflected and used grammatically the same for both meanings.

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Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Persian هم (ham).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

हम (ham), Urdu spelling: ہم

  1. also
  2. as well
  3. likewise
  4. equally
  5. together
  6. mutually

Conjunction[edit]

हम (ham) (Urdu spelling ہم)

  1. whether
  2. either

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