कुछ

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See also: के छ

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From, undergoing metathesis, Old Hindi कछु (kachu), from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀓𑀺𑀁𑀘𑀺 (kiṃci), from Sanskrit किंचिद् (kiṃcid), neuter singular of कश्चिद् (kaścid, someone) (whence कोई (koī, anyone)).

The -ch- reflects -śc- in Sanskrit कश्चिद् (kaścid).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /kʊt͡ʃʰ/
  • (file)

Pronoun[edit]

कुछ (kuch) (Urdu spelling کچھ‎)

  1. something
    वह कल रात उससे कुछ कह रही थी।
    vah kal rāt usse kuch kah rahī thī.
    She was saying something to her last night.
  2. a little, a bit

Adjective[edit]

कुछ (kuch) (indeclinable, Urdu spelling کچھ‎)

  1. some
    उसको कुछ हिंदी आती है।usko kuch hindī ātī hai.He knows some Hindi.

Adverb[edit]

कुछ (kuch) (Urdu spelling کچھ‎)

  1. somewhat, a bit, a little

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