ठीक

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Ashokan Prakrit *𑀞𑀻𑀓𑁆𑀓 (*ṭhīkka). Related to ठिकाना (ṭhikānā). Cognate with Punjabi ਠੀਕ (ṭhīk) / ٹھِیک(ṭhīk), Gujarati ઠીક (ṭhīk), Sindhi ٺيِڪُ‎ / ठीकु, Marathi ठीक (ṭhīk), Oriya ଠିକ (ṭhikô), Bengali ঠিক (ṭhik).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ʈʰiːk/

Adjective[edit]

ठीक (ṭhīk) (indeclinable, Urdu spelling ٹِھیک‎)

  1. right, correct, accurate, appropriate, proper
    अपनी ग़लतियाँ झट से ठीक करना चाहिए।
    apnī ġaltiyā̃ jhaṭ se ṭhīk karnā cāhie.
    You should quickly correct your mistakes.
  2. good, okay, fine
    हाँ, मैं ठीक हूँ।hā̃, ma͠i ṭhīk hū̃.Yes, I'm fine.
  3. immediate; very close, direct, or adjacent

Derived terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ठीक (ṭhīk) (Urdu spelling ٹِھیک‎)

  1. exactly
  2. precisely
  3. rightly
  4. well

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Gulf Arabic: تكانة(tikāna)

References[edit]


Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Ashokan Prakrit *𑀞𑀻𑀓𑁆𑀓 (*ṭhīkka). Related to ठिकाण (ṭhikāṇ). Cognate with Gujarati ઠીક (ṭhīk), Hindustani ٹِھیک‎ / ठीक (ṭhīk), Sindhi ٺيِڪُ‎ / ठीकु, Punjabi ਠੀਕ (ṭhīk) / ٹھِیک(ṭhīk), Oriya ଠିକ (ṭhikô), Bengali ঠিক (ṭhik).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʈʰik/, [ʈʰiːk]

Adjective[edit]

ठीक (ṭhīk)

  1. correct, all right, okay

Adverb[edit]

ठीक (ṭhīk)

  1. well, correctly

References[edit]

  • Maxine Berntsen (1982-1983) , “ठीक”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies
  • James Thomas Molesworth (1857) , “ठीक”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press
  • Date, Yasavanta Ramakrshna, “ठीक”, in Maharashtra Sabdakosa (in Marathi), Pune: Maharashtra Kosamandala, 1932-1950.
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985) , “*ṭhīkka(5503)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press.

Nepali[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hindi ठीक (ṭhīk).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ठीक (ṭhīk)

  1. correct, right
  2. okay, good

Adverb[edit]

ठीक (ṭhīk)

  1. exactly, precisely

References[edit]

  • ठीक”, in नेपाली बृहत् शब्दकोश (Nepālī Br̥hat Śabdakoś) [Comprehensive Nepali Dictionary], Kathmandu: Nepal Academy, 2018
  • Schmidt, Ruth L. (1993) , “ठीक”, in A Practical Dictionary of Modern Nepali, Ratna Sagar