दारू

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian دارو ‎(dâru).

Noun[edit]

दारू ‎(dārūf ‎(Urdu spelling دارو)

  1. liquor, wine, any alcoholic drink
    दारू पीना बुरी बात है।
    It is bad to drink liquor.
  2. gunpowder
  3. (rare) medicine, medical treatment

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Usage notes[edit]

The third sense is rare in Hindi and now common in Persian.

References[edit]

  • John T. Platts (accessed 09-16-2012), “A Dictionary of Urdu, Classical Hindi, and English”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1]