जमाई

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀚𑀸𑀫𑀸𑀤𑀼𑀅 (jāmādua) (with Middle Indo-Aryan -𑀓- (-ka-)), from Sanskrit जामातृ (jā́mātṛ), from Proto-Indo-Aryan *ȷ́ā́mātā, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *ȷ́ā́mātā, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵem-. Compare Punjabi ਜਮਾਈ (jamāī), Gujarati જમાઈ (jamāī), Nepali ज्वाइँ (jwāĩ), Assamese জোঁৱাই (zü̃ai), Marathi जावई (jāvaī), Konkani जांवंय (jāuvaiya). Doublet of दामाद (dāmād) and जामाता (jāmātā).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /d͡ʒə.mɑː.iː/, [d͡ʒə.mäː.iː]

Noun[edit]

जमाई (jamāīm (Urdu spelling جمائی‎)

  1. son-in-law
    Synonym: दामाद (dāmād)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Caturvedi, Mahendra; Bhola Nath Tiwari (1970), “जमाई”, in A practical Hindi-English dictionary, Delhi: National Publishing House
  • McGregor, Ronald Stuart (1993), “जमाई”, in The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “जमाई”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & Co.

Old Gujarati[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀚𑀸𑀫𑀸𑀤𑀼𑀅 (jāmādua) (with Middle Indo-Aryan -𑀓- (-ka-)), from Sanskrit जमातृ (jamātṛ) or जमातृक (jamātṛka). Cognate with Old Marathi 𑘕𑘰𑘪𑘰𑘃 (jāvāī).

Noun[edit]

जमाई (jamāī?

  1. son-in-law

Descendants[edit]

  • Gujarati: જમાઈ (jamāī)
  • Marwari: जमाई (jamāī)