ہم

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See also: هم

Urdu[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Sauraseni Apabhramsa अम्हे (amhe), from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀅𑀫𑁆𑀳𑁂 (amhe), from Ashokan Prakrit [Term?], from Sanskrit अस्मे (asme).

Pronoun[edit]

ہم (ham) (Hindi spelling हम)

  1. we (first person personal plural, nominative case) (Singular: میں‎ or ہم in alternate usage)
    ہم ہیں
    ham ha͠i
    we are
  2. I (first person personal singular pronoun)
Usage notes[edit]

Because ہم can mean both we and I (majestic plural or royal "we"), sometimes ہم لوگ‎ is used to specifically denote the plural. Usually context makes it clear when ہم is being used for we or for I. It is inflected and used grammatically the same for both meanings.

Declension[edit]


Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Persian هم(ham).

Adverb[edit]

ہم (ham)  Hindi spelling: हम (ham)

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

Conjunction[edit]

ہم (ham) (Hindi spelling हम)

  1. whether
  2. either

References[edit]

  • Platts, John T. (1884) , “هم”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.