बंदगी

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian بندگی(bandegi).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

बंदगी (bandagīf

  1. servitude, bondage
    Synonyms: ग़ुलामी (ġulāmī), दासता (dāstā)
  2. devotion, worship
    • 1979 - present, Sajjan Dharmendra :
      काम देते नहीं मेरे मन का मुझे,
      और कहते हैं कर बंदगी की तरह।
      kām dete nahī̃ mere man kā mujhe,
      aur kahte ha͠i kar bandgī kī tarha.
      they do not give me work that is fit for me
      and they say do it like worship

Interjection[edit]

बंदगी (bandagī)

  1. (chiefly Muslim) greetings, cheerio