धान

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /d̪ʱɑːn/, [d̪ʱä̃ːn̪]

Noun[edit]

धान (dhānm (Urdu spelling دھان‎)

  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]

References[edit]

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