तन दूरी

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From तन (tan, body) +‎ दूरी (dūrī, distance). Humorously contrived in order to be similar to तंदूरी (tandūrī, tandoori), but used non-humorously as well.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /t̪ən‿d̪uː.ɾiː/, [t̪ə̃n̪‿d̪uː.ɾiː]

Noun[edit]

तन दूरी (tan dūrīf

  1. social distancing
    • 2020 August 18, Meghshyam Parashar, “कोरोना काल में जीवन और जीविका: समस्या तथा समाधान [Life and Livelihood in the Corona Period: Problems and Solutions]”, in Patrika:
      मास्क पहनना, दो गज की तन-दूरी तथा हैंड हाइजिन का पालन करना एवं पौष्टिक भोजन खाना।
      māsk pahannā, do gaj kī tan-dūrī tathā haiṇḍ hāijin kā pālan karnā evã pauṣṭik bhojan khānā.
      Wearing a mask, keeping a social distance of two gaz [=abt. 6 feet], and observing hand hygiene, as well as eating nutritious food.
    Synonym: शारीरिक दूरी (śārīrik dūrī)

Declension[edit]