आना

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Hindi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ɑː.nɑː/, [äː.n̪äː]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀆𑀯𑁂𑀤𑀺 (āvedi), from Sanskrit आपयति (āpayati, cause to reach), from the root आप् (āp, reach). Cognate with Nepali आउनु (āunu).[1]

The perfective form आया (āyā) is from Sanskrit आगतक (āgataka), from आगत (āgata) +‎ -क (-ka), the first element a participle from the root आगम् (āgam, arrive).[2]

Verb[edit]

आना (ānā) (Urdu spelling آنا‎)

  1. to come
    मैं अभी आता हूँma͠i abhī ātā hū̃.I'll come right now.
  2. to have knowledge of a language; to be fluent
    मुझको (थोड़ी) हिंदी आती हैmujhko (thoṛī) hindī ātī hai.I know (a little) Hindi. (literally, “Hindi comes to me.”)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Inherited from Sanskrit अन्न (anna).

Noun[edit]

आना (ānām (Urdu spelling آنا‎)

  1. an anna (116 of an Indian rupee)
  2. (by extension) one sixteenth of any item
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985) , “āpayati(1200)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press.
  2. ^ Oberlies, Thomas (2005) A Historical Grammar of Hindi, Grazer Vergleichende Arbeiten, →ISBN, page 36