पेट

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit पेट (pēṭa, bag, basket), from the root verb पिट् (piṭ, to collect or heap together).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

पेट (peṭm (Urdu spelling پیٹ)

  1. (anatomy) belly, stomach
    मेरा पेट पूरी तरह से भरा है।
    merā peṭ pūrī tarah se bharā hai.
    My stomach is completely full.
    (Prov.)
    लोभी का पेट सदा ख़ाली।
    lobhī kā peṭ sadā xālī.
    A greedy man's stomach is always empty.
  2. womb
    शिशू कब पेट से बाहर आएगा?
    śiśū kab peṭ se bāhar āegā?
    When will the baby come out of the womb?

Usage notes[edit]

The second meaning of पेट, "womb", is figurative.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

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