दादी

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

McGregor inferred it to be from Proto-Indo-Aryan [Term?] (*dādda-). Platts gives it as from the Sanskrit तात (tāta) + -इका (-ikā).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /d̪ɑː.d̪iː/, [d̪äː.d̪iː]

Noun[edit]

दादी (dādīf (masculine दादा)

  1. paternal grandmother

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References[edit]

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