कति

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Sanskrit कति (kati), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kʷoti.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /kə.t̪iː/

Particle[edit]

कति (kati) (Urdu spelling کتي‎)

  1. (rare, formal) how many

References[edit]

  • Syamasundara Dasa (1965–1975) , “कति”, in Hindi Sabdasagara [Comprehensive Hindi Dictionary] (in Hindi), Kashi [Varanasi]: Nagari Pracarini Sabha.
  • McGregor, Ronald Stuart (1993) , “कति”, in The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press
  • Platts, John T. (1884) , “कति”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.

Nepali[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Sanskrit कति (kati), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kʷoti.

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

कति (kati)

  1. how much, how many
    त्यहाँ कति वटा किताब छन् ?
    tyahā̃ kati waṭā kitāb chan ?
    How many books are there?

Sanskrit[edit]

Alternative scripts[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Indo-European *kʷoti. Cognate with Ancient Greek κόσος (kósos) and Latin quot.

Pronunciation[edit]

Particle[edit]

कति (káti)

  1. how many
    भारते कति राज्यानि सन्ति?
    bhārate kati rājyāni santi?
    How many states are there in India?

References[edit]