नमस्कार

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit नमस्कार (namaskāra).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /nə.məs.kɑːɾ/, [n̪ə.məs̪.käːɾ], /nə.məʃ.kɑːɾ/, [n̪ə.məʃ.käːɾ]

Interjection[edit]

नमस्कार (namaskār) (Urdu spelling نمسکار‎)

  1. a salutation; a greeting used for most purposes including hello, good morning/afternoon, and goodbye
    Synonym: नमस्ते (namaste)

Nepali[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit नमस्कार (namaskāra).

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

नमस्कार (namaskār)

  1. (respectful) A salutation; a greeting used for most purposes including hello, good morning/afternoon, and goodbye

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Sanskrit[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From नमस् (námas, bow, obeisance) from Proto-Indo-European *némos (bowing) + कार (kāra, action).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

नमस्कार (namaskārám

  1. the exclamation of नमस् (námas), adoration, homage
  2. a sort of poison

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