कान

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कान

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀓𑀡𑁆𑀡 (kaṇṇa), from Sanskrit कर्ण (karṇa, ear). Doublet of कर्ण (karṇ); a tatsama.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /kɑːn/, [kä̃ːn̪]
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Noun[edit]

कान (kānm (Urdu spelling کان‎)

  1. (anatomy) ear
    हर आदमी दो कान के साथ पैदा होता है।
    har ādmī do kān ke sāth paidā hotā hai.
    Every man is born with two ears.
    मुझे आपके कान में कुछ कहना है।
    mujhe āpke kān mẽ kuch kahnā hai.
    I have to whisper something in your ear.

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev, “कान”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons, 1989
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985) , “kárṇa(2830)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press.

Marathi[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Old Marathi 𑘎𑘰𑘡 (kāna), from Maharastri Prakrit 𑀓𑀡𑁆𑀡 (kaṇṇa), from Sanskrit कर्ण (kárṇa).

Noun[edit]

कान (kānm

  1. (anatomy) ear
  2. (containers) handle
  3. (firearms) touch hole

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from French Cannes.

Proper noun[edit]

कान (kān?

  1. Cannes (a city in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France)

References[edit]

  • Berntsen, Maxine, “कान”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies, 1982-1983.
  • Molesworth, James Thomas, “कान”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press, 1857.
  • Date, Yasavanta Ramakrshna, “कान”, in Maharashtra Sabdakosa (in Marathi), Pune: Maharashtra Kosamandala, 1932-1950.
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985) , “kárṇa(2830)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press.

Nihali[edit]

Noun[edit]

कान (kān)

  1. mosquito

Old Gujarati[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀓𑀡𑁆𑀡 (kaṇṇa), from Sanskrit कर्ण (karṇa). Cognate with Old Marathi 𑘎𑘰𑘡 (kāna).

Noun[edit]

कान (transliteration neededm

  1. ear

Descendants[edit]

  • Gujarati: કાન (kān)