प्रश्न

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit प्रश्न ‎(praśná).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɾəʃn̪(ə)/, /ˈpɾəʃən̪/

Noun[edit]

प्रश्न ‎(praśnm ‎(Urdu spelling پرشن)

  1. question, query, problem, interrogation
    मैंने उसके सब प्रश्नों के उत्तर दे दिये है।
    mainne uske sab praśnõ ke uttar de diye hai.
    I have answered all his questions.

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References[edit]

  • प्रश्न – Bahri, Hardev (1989), Learners' Hindi-English dictionary (Delhi: Rajpal & Sons)

Nepali[edit]

Noun[edit]

प्रश्न ‎(praśna), pronounced प्रस्न (prasna)

  1. question
    प्रश्न गर्नु  ―  praśna garnu  ―  to question, to interrogate
    प्रश्न सोध्नु  ―  praśna sodhnu  ―  to ask a question, to question

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

प्रश्न ‎(praśnam

  1. basket-work, a plaited basket
  2. (by commentator) "a turban"
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root पृच्छति ‎(pṛcchati, to ask, question, interrogate).

Noun[edit]

प्रश्न ‎(praśnám

  1. question, demand, interrogation, query, inquiry; also in compounds:
    कुशलप्रश्न ‎(kúśala-praśna) — friendly enquiry after a person's health or welfare, salutation
  2. (law) judicial inquiry or examination
    साक्षिप्रश्न ‎(sā-kṣi-praśna) — interrogation of witnesses
  3. (astrology) astrological inquiry into the future
    दिव्यप्रश्न ‎(divyá-praśna) — inquiring into divine phenomena, augury
    देवप्रश्न ‎(devá-praśna) — "consulting the gods", fortune-telling
    दैवप्रश्न ‎(daíva-praśna) — inquiring of fate, astrology
  4. a subject of inquiry, point at issue, controversy, problem
    प्रत्नम् प्रब्रवीति (praśnam pra-√brū) — to decide a controverted point
    प्रत्नम् एति (praśnam √i) (+ accusative) or प्रत्नम् आ गच्छति (praśnam ā √gam) (+locative of person) — to lay a question before any one for decision
    प्रश्नस् तव पितरि (praśnas tava pitari) — the point at issue is before thy father
  5. a task or lesson (in Vedic recitation)
  6. a short section or paragraph (in books)
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