क़सम

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Persian قسم (qasam), from Arabic قَسَم (qasam).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kə.səm/, /qə.səm/

Noun[edit]

क़सम (qasamf (Urdu spelling قسم)

  1. oath, swearing
    क़सम खानाqasam khānāto swear, take an oath
    यह है तो सच पर मैं क़सम खाकर नहीं कह सकता।
    yah hai to sac par ma͠i qasam khākar nahī̃ kah saktā.
    Of course it is true, but I cannot swear to it.
    Synonyms: शपथ (śapath), सौंह (saunh), सौगंद (saugand)

Declension[edit]

Declension of क़सम
Singular Plural
Direct क़सम (qasam) क़समें (qasmẽ)
Oblique क़सम (qasam) क़समों (qasmõ)
Vocative क़सम (qasam) क़समो (qasmo)

References[edit]

  • Platts, John T. (1884), “क़सम”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.