कहावत

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit *कथावार्त्ता (kathāvārttā).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kə.ɦɑː.ʋət̪/

Noun[edit]

कहावत (kahāvatf (Urdu spelling کہاوت‎)

  1. proverb, saying, adage
    Synonyms: मसल (masal), लोकोक्ति (lokokti)

Declension[edit]

Declension of कहावत
Singular Plural
Direct कहावत (kahāvat) कहावतें (kahāvtẽ)
Oblique कहावत (kahāvat) कहावतों (kahāvtõ)
Vocative कहावत (kahāvat) कहावतो (kahāvto)

References[edit]

  • McGregor, Ronald Stuart (1993), “कहावत”, in The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press
  • Syamasundara Dasa (1965–1975), “कहावत”, in Hindi Sabdasagara [Comprehensive Hindi Dictionary] (in Hindi), Kashi [Varanasi]: Nagari Pracarini Sabha.
  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “कहावत”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons
  • Caturvedi, Mahendra; Bhola Nath Tiwari (1970), “कहावत”, in A practical Hindi-English dictionary, Delhi: National Publishing House
  • Hardev Bahri (2013), “कहावत”, in राजपाल हिंदी शब्दकोश, Rajpal and Sons, →ISBN
  • कहावत”, in Collins Gem Hindi-English Dictionary, Collins, 2011, →ISBN
  • कहावत”, in Rekhta Urdu Dictionary (in Urdu), Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2020.
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “कहावत”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.