कोई

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sauraseni Prakrit, from Sanskrit कश्चिद् (káścid). Likely also influence by Sanskrit कोऽपि (kó’pi). Cognate to Awadhi कोई (koī), Braj कोऊ (koū), Punjabi ਕੋਈ (koī), Gujarati કોઈ (koī), Marathi कुणी (kuṇī), Bengali কেউ (keu), Bhojpuri केऊ (keū).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

कोई (koī) (Urdu spelling کوئی)

  1. some
  2. certain

Pronoun[edit]

कोई (koīm, f (Urdu spelling کوئی)

  1. any
  2. anybody
    क्या यहाँ कोई है?kyā yahā̃ koī hai?Is anyone here?
  3. someone, something

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