कान

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Hindi[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀓𑀡𑁆𑀡 (kaṇṇa), from Sanskrit कर्ण (karṇa, ear).

कान (kān)

Doublet of कर्ण (karṇ), a tatsama.

Pronunciation[edit]

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.
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)

References[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “कान”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons
  • 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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Etymology 1[edit]

From Maharastri Prakrit 𑀓𑀡𑁆𑀡 (kaṇṇa), from Sanskrit कर्ण (karṇa).

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]

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

Old Gujarati[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀓𑀡𑁆𑀡 (kaṇṇa), from Sanskrit कर्ण (karṇa)

Noun[edit]

कान (transliteration neededm

  1. ear

Descendants[edit]