तक

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See also: तुक and ताकि

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit *𑀢𑀯𑀓𑁆𑀓 (*tavakka), *𑀢𑀸𑀯𑀓𑁆𑀓 (*tāvakka), from Sanskrit तावत्क (tā́vatka, bought for so much). Cognate with Punjabi ਤੱਕ (takka) / تّک(takk).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /t̪ək/

Postposition[edit]

तक (tak) (Urdu spelling تک‎)

  1. till
    दो बजे तक काम करना है तुम्हें
    do baje tak kām karnā hai tumhẽ.
    You have to work till two o'clock.
  2. until
    जब तक तुम्हारा काम ख़तम नहीं हो जाता तुम्हें यहीं रहना है
    jab tak tumhārā kām xatam nahī̃ ho jātā tumhẽ yahī̃ rahnā hai.
    You (will) have to stay here until your isn't finished.
  3. for (a period of time)
    आज मैं दो घंटे तक खेला
    āj ma͠i do ghaṇṭe tak khelā.
    I played for two hours today.
  4. up to
    नौ बजे से दो बजे तक पढ़ना है तुमको
    nau baje se do baje tak paṛhnā hai tumko.
    You have to study from nine o'clock up to two o'clock.
  5. even
    मुझे बिलकुल उम्मीद नहीं थी कि वो तक मेरे खिलाफ़ बोल देगा
    mujhe bilkul ummīd nahī̃ thī ki vo tak mere khilāf bol degā.
    I didn't even expect at all that even he will speak against me.

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