धीरे

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See also: धीर

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the oblique singular of धीरा (dhīrā, slow).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

धीरे (dhīre) (Urdu spelling دھیرے)

  1. slowly, sluggishly
    मैं बहुत धीरे लिखता हूँ।ma͠i bahut dhīre likhtā hū̃.I write very slowly.
    Synonym: धीमे (dhīme)
  2. mildly, gently; without making a sound
    द्वार धीरे से बंद करो।dvār dhīre se band karo.Close the door gently.
    Synonyms: आहिस्ता (āhistā), धीमे (dhīme)
  3. gradually
    Synonym: क्रमशः (kramśaḥ)

References[edit]

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