ख़ून

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See also: खन्

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian خون (xun), from Middle Persian 𐭧𐭥𐭭 (xūn)

Noun[edit]

ख़ून (xūnm (Urdu spelling خون)

  1. blood
    भेड़िये के मुँह को इंसान का ख़ून लगा है।
    bheṛiye ke mũh ko insān kā xūn lagā hai.
    The wolf has cultivated a taste for human blood.
    Synonyms: लहू (lahū), रक्त (rakt)
  2. killing, slaughter, murder
    ख़ून कल इसी सड़क पे हुआ था।
    xūn kal isī saṛak pe huā thā.
    The murder happened in this street yesterday.
    Synonyms: हत्या (hatyā)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “ख़ून”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “ख़ून”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.