खान

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀔𑀸𑀡𑀺 (khāṇi), 𑀔𑀸𑀡𑀻 (khāṇī), from Sanskrit खानि (khāni, mine). Compare Punjabi ਖਾਣ (khāṇ), Gujarati ખાણ (khāṇ), ખાણી (khāṇī), Marathi खाण (khāṇ), and Bengali খাদ (khad).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

खान (khānf

  1. a mine, quarry
    मेरे पिता लोहे की खान में काम करते थे।
    mere pitā lohe kī khān mẽ kām karte the.
    My father used to work in an iron mine.
    Synonym: खदान (khadān)
  2. treasury; storehouse; repository
    Synonym: भंडार (bhaṇḍār)

Declension[edit]

Declension of खान
Singular Plural
Direct खान (khān) खानें (khānẽ)
Oblique खान (khān) खानों (khānõ)
Vocative खान (khān) खानो (khāno)

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