अनाड़ी

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀅𑀡𑁆𑀡𑀸𑀡𑀺 (aṇṇāṇi), from Sanskrit अज्ञानिन् (ajñānin).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ə.nɑː.ɽiː/, [ə.n̪äː.ɽiː]

Adjective[edit]

अनाड़ी (anāṛī) (indeclinable, Urdu spelling اناڑی‎)

  1. fool
    • 1951, Shailendra (lyrics), “Sab Kuch Seekha Humne”, in Anari, performed by Mukesh:
      सच है दुनिया-वालों कि हम हैं अनाड़ी.
      sac hai duniyā-vālõ ki ham ha͠i anāṛī.
      The truth is, my friends, that we are fools.
    Synonyms: बेवक़ूफ़ (bevqūf), मूर्ख (mūrkh)