कहना

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Hindi[edit]

Hindi verb set
कहना (kahnā)
कहलाना (kahlānā)

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀓𑀥𑁂𑀤𑀺 (kadhedi), from Sanskrit कथयति (katháyati). Cognate with Bengali কহা (kôha)/কওয়া (kôoẇa) and Assamese কোৱা (küa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /kəɦ.nɑː/, [kɛɦ.n̪äː]
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Verb[edit]

कहना (kahnā) (Urdu spelling کہنا‎)

  1. to say [+ (object) को = to]
    वह उसको क्या कहने वाला है?
    vah usko kyā kahne vālā hai?
    What is he about to say to him?
  2. to speak
  3. to tell

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

कहना (kahnām

  1. utterance, remark
    उसका कहना है कि ...uskā kahnā hai ki ...he remarked that ... (literally, “his remark was that ...”)
  2. order, command

Declension[edit]