तन

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Either:

Both terms are ultimately from Proto-Indo-Iranian *tanúHs, from Proto-Indo-European *tenuh₂- (body).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

तन (tanm (Urdu spelling تن)

  1. body, self
    उसके तन पर गुदड़ी तक नहीं है।
    uske tan par gudṛī tak nahī̃ hai.
    He has not a rag on his body.
    Synonyms: शरीर (śarīr), बदन (badan), देह (deh)

Declension[edit]

Declension of तन
singular plural
direct तन (tan) तन (tan)
oblique तन (tan) तनों (tanõ)
vocative तन (tan) तनो (tano)

References[edit]

  • McGregor, Ronald Stuart (1993), “तन”, in The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “तन”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.