ढलना

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Hindi verb set
ढलना (ḍhalnā)
ढालना (ḍhālnā)

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀠𑀮𑀤𑀺 (ḍhaladi), perhaps from Sanskrit ध्वरति (dhvarati).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ɖʱəl.nɑː/, [ɖʱəl̪.n̪äː]

Verb[edit]

ढलना (ḍhalnā) (intransitive, Urdu spelling ڈھلنا‎)

  1. to run down, pour out; flow; descend
  2. to tilt, lean
  3. to draw to a close
    • Munir Niazi, आ गई याद शाम ढलते ही
      आ गई याद शाम ढलते ही
      बुझ गया दिल चराग़ जलते ही
      ā gaī yād śām ḍhalte
      bujh gayā dil carāġ jalte hī
      it was remembered only as the evening ended
      the heart was extinguished only as the lamp was lit

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985) , “ḍhalati”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press.