ख़ाली

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Persian خالی (xâli), from Arabic خَالِيّ (ḵāliyy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ख़ाली (xālī) (Urdu spelling خالی)

  1. empty, vacant
    एक बक्स ख़ाली है, दूसरा भरा है।
    ek baks xālī hai, dūsrā bharā hai.
    One box is empty, the other is full.
    वह ख़ाली हाथ से लौट आया।
    vah xālī hāth se lauṭ āyā.
    He returned empty-handed.
    यह कमरा ख़ाली है क्या?
    yah kamrā xālī hai kyā?
    Is this room vacant?

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References[edit]

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