अपराधी

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Sanskrit अपराधी (aparādhī, adjective); equivalent to अपराध (aprādh, crime, offence) +‎ -ई (). First attested as Old Hindi अपराधी (aparādhī).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /əp.ɾɑː.d̪ʱiː/, [əp.ɾäː.d̪ʱiː]

Adjective[edit]

अपराधी (aprādhī) (indeclinable, Urdu spelling اَپْرادِھی‎)

  1. criminal, offender, sinner, guilty, faulty

Noun[edit]

अपराधी (aprādhīm or f (Urdu spelling اَپْرادِھی‎)

  1. criminal; sinner
    Synonym: मुजरिम (mujrim)

Declension[edit]

NOTE: This term is declined masculine or feminine according to the gender of the referent.

Usage notes[edit]

Normally अपराधी (aprādhī) is only used for both genders, but the word अपराधिनी (aprādhinī, female criminal) exists and may be used more formally.

Further reading[edit]


Old Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Sanskrit अपराधी (aparādhī).

Noun[edit]

अपराधी (aparādhīm

  1. sinner
    • c. 1420, Kabīr 221.0:
      माधौ मै ऐसा अपराधी, तेरी भगति होत नहीं साधी
      mādhau mai aisā aparādhī, terī bhagati hota nahīṃ sādhī

Further reading[edit]

  • Jaroslav Strnad (2013) Morphology and Syntax of Old Hindī : Edition and Analysis of One Hundred Kabīr Vānī Poems From Rājasthān (Brill's Indological Library; 45), Leiden, OCLC 853683653

Sanskrit[edit]

Alternative scripts[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

अपराधी (aparādhīm

  1. nominative singular of अपराधिन् (aparādhin)