नी

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /niː/, [n̪iː]

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नी ()

  1. (dialectal, especially Indore) Alternative form of नहीं (nahī̃)

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *neyH-. Compare Avestan 𐬌𐬙𐬈𐬫𐬀𐬥(nayeti, to bring, lead), Old Persian 𐎠𐎴𐎹 (anaya, he was leading, bringing), Middle Persian [script needed] (nītan, to lead, drive), Hittite 𒈾𒄿𒉈 (nāine, to guide). More distant cognates include Russian нести (nesti), Latin nex, Latin nancīscor and Ancient Greek ἤνεγκον (ḗnenkon)

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नी ()

  1. to guide, govern, direct

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