धान

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀥𑀡𑁆𑀡 (dhaṇṇa), from Sanskrit धान्य n (dhānya, grain, corn; rice). Doublet of धान्य (dhānya).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

धान (dhānm

  1. paddy (rice before threshing)
    किसान धान के खेत में है।kisān dhān ke khet mẽ hai.The farmer is in the paddy field.

Declension[edit]

Declension of धान
Singular Plural
Direct धान (dhān) धान (dhān)
Oblique धान (dhān) धानों (dhānõ)
Vocative धान (dhān) धानो (dhāno)

References[edit]

  • Caturvedi, Mahendra; Bhola Nath Tiwari (1970), “धान”, in A practical Hindi-English dictionary, Delhi: National Publishing House
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “dhānyà (6778)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press