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।
    uskā prem ne merā lalācāyā.
    My heart was allured by his love.
    एक विचार अभी मेरे जी में आया।
    ek vicār abhī mere mẽ āyā.
    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 ‎(m

  1. sir, madam
    जी हाँ!
    hā̃!
    Yes sir!

Suffix[edit]

जी ‎()

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

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Nepali[edit]

Suffix[edit]

जी ‎(), pronounced जि (ji)

  1. A suffix used to denote reverence, placed after the noun. Roughly equivalent to Mr., Mrs. and Miss (Ms.) in English.