जान

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Persian جان ‎(jân)

Noun[edit]

जान ‎(jānf ‎(Urdu spelling جان)

  1. life, soul
    दंगे में कई जानें गईं।
    daṅge mẽ kaī jānẽ gaīn.
    Many lives were lost in the riot.
  2. spirit, vitality, stamina
    मैं थक गया, और अब मुझ में जान नहीं है।
    ma͠i thak gayā, aur ab mujh mẽ jān nahī̃ hai.
    I am tired, and there is no spirit left in me.

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Sanskrit ज्ञान ‎(jñāna)

Noun[edit]

जान ‎(jānf ‎(Urdu spelling جان)

  1. knowledge
    मेरी जान में, ऐसा नहीं था।
    merī jān mẽ, aisā nahī̃ thā.
    To my knowledge, it was not so.

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References[edit]

John T. Platts (accessed 06-27-2012), “A Dictionary of Urdu, Classical Hindi, and English”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1]