पुराना

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit पुराण (purāṇa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

पुराना (purānā)

  1. old
    यह कपड़ा पुराना होकर छीज गया हैं
    yah kapṛā purānā hokar chīj gayā hain.
    This cloth has become old and worn out.
    यह हमारा पुराना नौकर है
    yah hamārā purānā naukar hai.
    He is an old friend of ours.
  2. ancient
    विवाह एक बहुत पुरानी प्रथा है
    vivāh ek bahut purānī prathā hai.
    Marriage is a very ancient custom.
    सोमनाथ में एक बहुत पुराना सूर्य-मंदिर है
    somnāth mẽ ek bahut purānā sūrya-mandir hai.
    There is a very ancient sun-temple in Somnath.
  3. long-standing
    धूम्रपान उसकी पुरानी आदत है
    dhūmrapān uskī purānī ādat hai.
    Smoking is a long-standing habit of his.

Declension[edit]

Declension of पुराना
masculine feminine
singular plural singular plural
direct पुराना (purānā) पुराने (purāne) पुरानी (purānī) पुरानी (purānī)
indirect पुराने (purāne) पुराने (purāne) पुरानी (purānī) पुरानी (purānī)
vocative पुराने (purāne) पुराने (purāne) पुरानी (purānī) पुरानी (purānī)

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “पुराना”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “पुराना”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.