कौड़ी

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit कपर्दिका (kapardikā). Ultimately from a Dravidian language.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

कौड़ी (kauṛīf

  1. (historical) a cowry, shell used as a token in barter.
  2. any small amount of money.
    दो कौड़ी काdo kauṛīpoor; worthless (literally, “worth two cowries”)

Declension[edit]

Declension of कौड़ी
Singular Plural
Direct कौड़ी (kauṛī) कौड़ियाँ (kauṛiyā̃)
Oblique कौड़ी (kauṛī) कौड़ियों (kauṛiyõ)
Vocative कौड़ी (kauṛī) कौड़ियो (kauṛiyo)

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