जी

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Prakrit जीवो, from Sanskrit जीव ‎(jīva).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

जी ‎(m ‎(Urdu spelling جی)

  1. heart, mind
    उसका प्रेम ने मेरा जी ललाचाया।
    My heart was allured by his love.
    एक विचार अभी मेरे जी में आया।
    A thought just came to my mind.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Although दिल ‎(dil) and हृदय ‎(hŕday) mean heart, and जी ‎() and मन ‎(man) mean mind, yet there is confusion in Indian terms which all overlap.

Synonyms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

जी ‎() (jī) m

  1. sir, madam
    जी हाँ!
    Yes sir!

Suffix[edit]

जी ‎() (jī) m

  1. A suffix used to denote reverence, placed after the noun. Roughly equivalent to Mr. in English.
    गाँधी जी ने भारत को स्वतन्त्र किया।
    Mr. Gandhi liberated India.

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