दिल

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See also: दाल and दल

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Classical Persian دل(dil). First attested as Old Hindi दिल (dila). Doublet of हृदय (hŕday).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /d̪ɪl/, [d̪ɪl̪]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

दिल (dilm (Urdu spelling دِل‎)

  1. heart
  2. mind
  3. soul
  4. spirit, valor
  5. feelings, emotions

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Further reading[edit]


Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Classical Persian دل(dil). Doublet of हृदय (hruday).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

दिल (dilm

  1. heart, mind
    Synonyms: अंतःकरण (antaḥkaraṇ), मन (man), हृदय (hruday)

Further reading[edit]

  • Berntsen, Maxine, “दिल”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies, 1982-1983, page 68.
  • Molesworth, James Thomas (1857), “दिल”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press, page 412
  • Date, Yasavanta Ramakrshna (1932-1950), “दिल”, in Maharashtra Sabdakosa (in Marathi), Pune: Maharashtra Kosamandala, page 1654.

Old Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed form Classical Persian دل(dil). Doublet of हिरदै (hiradai). Compare Old Punjabi ਦਿਲੁ (dilu).

Noun[edit]

दिल (dila)

  1. heart

Descendants[edit]

  • Hindustani: dil
    Hindi: दिल
    Urdu: دِل‎‎

Further reading[edit]

  • Jaroslav Strnad (2013) Morphology and Syntax of Old Hindī : Edition and Analysis of One Hundred Kabīr Vānī Poems From Rājasthān (Brill's Indological Library; 45), Leiden, OCLC 853683653, page 539