चेहरा

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian چهره(čehre), from Middle Persian 𐭰𐭧𐭫𐭪𐭩(čihrag). Compare Sanskrit चित्र (citra). Cognate with Punjabi ਚਿਹਰਾ (cihrā).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /t͡ʃeːɦ.ɾɑː/, [t͡ʃeːɦ.ɾäː]

Noun[edit]

चेहरा (cehrām (Urdu spelling چہرہ‎)

  1. face, countenance
    उसका चेहरा चुक़न्दर की तरह लाल था।
    uskā cehrā cuqandar kī tarah lāl thā.
    His face was as red as a beetroot.
    धूप में उसका चेहरा तमतमाया।
    dhūp mẽ uskā cehrā tamatmāyā.
    Her face reddened in the sunlight.

Declension[edit]

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Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

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

Marathi[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian چهره(čehre), from Middle Persian 𐭰𐭧𐭫𐭪𐭩(čihrag). Compare Sanskrit चित्र (citra). Cognate with Punjabi ਚਿਹਰਾ (cihrā).

Noun[edit]

चेहरा (cehrām

  1. face, countenance, expression

References[edit]

  • Maxine Berntsen, “चेहरा”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies, 1982-1983
  • James Thomas Molesworth, “चेहरा”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press, 1857