दिन

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*dyew-

From Sanskrit दिन ‎(diná), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *dyew-, *dyeu- ‎(to shine). More at Sanskrit दिन ‎(diná).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

दिन ‎(dinm ‎(Urdu spelling دن)

  1. day
    अक्तूबर में ३१ दिन होते हैं।
    There are 31 days in October.
    आज क्या दिन है?
    What day is it today?
  2. (fig.): time
    दिन को दिन और रात को रात न समझता हूँ।
    I am too busy to take notice of time.

Declension[edit]

Declension of दिन
singular plural
direct दिन ‎(din) दिन ‎(din)
oblique दिन ‎(din) दिनों ‎(dinõ)
vocative दिन ‎(din) दिनो ‎(dino)

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

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

See also[edit]


Nepali[edit]

Noun[edit]

दिन ‎(din)

  1. day
  2. date
  3. time, opportunity

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*dyew-

From Vedic Sanskrit दिन ‎(dina), from Proto-Indo-Aryan *dina, from Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *dyew-, *dyeu- ‎(to shine). Cognate to the root *déy-no- whence Lithuanian diena, Old Church Slavonic дьнь ‎(dĭnĭ). Other cognates include Old Armenian տիւ ‎(tiw, daytime), Latin diēs ‎(day).

Noun[edit]

दिन ‎(dinán

  1. day

Declension[edit]

Neuter a-stem declension of दिन
Nom. sg. दिनम् ‎(dinam)
Gen. sg. दिनस्य ‎(dinasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative दिनम् ‎(dinam) दिने ‎(dine) दिनानि ‎(dināni)
Vocative दिन ‎(dina) दिने ‎(dine) दिनानि ‎(dināni)
Accusative दिनम् ‎(dinam) दिने ‎(dine) दिनानि ‎(dināni)
Instrumental दिनेन ‎(dinena) दिनाभ्याम् ‎(dinābhyām) दिनैः ‎(dinaiḥ)
Dative दिना ‎(dinā) दिनाभ्याम् ‎(dinābhyām) दिनेभ्यः ‎(dinebhyaḥ)
Ablative दिनात् ‎(dināt) दिनाभ्याम् ‎(dinābhyām) दिनेभ्यः ‎(dinebhyaḥ)
Genitive दिनस्य ‎(dinasya) दिनयोः ‎(dinayoḥ) दिनानाम् ‎(dinānām)
Locative दिने ‎(dine) दिनयोः ‎(dinayoḥ) दिनेषु ‎(dineṣu)