दिल

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See also: दाल and दल

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Persian دل (del), from Proto-Indo-Iranian. Compare Avestan 𐬰𐬆𐬭𐬆𐬛𐬁 (zərədā) and Sanskrit हृदय (hṛdaya).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

दिल (dilm (Urdu spelling دل)

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

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

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