तरफ़

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic طَرَف(ṭaraf). Cognate with Turkish taraf.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /t̪ə.ɾəpʰ/, /t̪ə.ɾəf/

Noun[edit]

तरफ़ (taraff (Urdu spelling طرف‎)

  1. direction, side
    हवाई जहाज़ कौनसी तरफ़ जा रहा है?
    havāī jahāz kaunsī taraf jā rahā hai?
    Which way is the plane going?
    Synonym: ओर (or)
  2. side, edge; face
  3. side (of an argument), bias
  4. (historical) a revenue-collection area, a taraf, a tahsil

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References[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev, “तरफ़”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons, 1989