किसान

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit, from Sanskrit कृषाण (kṛṣāṇa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /kɪ.sɑːn/, [kɪ.s̪ä̃ːn̪]

Noun[edit]

किसान (kisānm or f (Urdu spelling کسان‎)

  1. farmer, cultivator
    किसान अपनी उपज मंडी में लाते हैं।
    kisān apnī upaj maṇḍī mẽ lāte ha͠i.
    Farmers bring their yield to the market.
    Synonyms: कृषक (kŕṣak), काश्तकार (kāśtakār)

Declension[edit]

NOTE: This term is declined masculine or feminine according to the gender of the referent.

References[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev, “किसान”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons, 1989