मगर

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Hindi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Persian مگر (magar).

Conjunction[edit]

मगर (magar) (Urdu spelling مگر)

  1. but, however
    मैं उसका दोस्त हूँ, मगर वह मेरा दोस्त नहीं है।
    ma͠i uskā dost hū̃, magar vah merā dost nahī̃ hai.
    I am his friend, but he is not my friend.
    Synonyms: लेकिन (lekin), पर (par), परंतु (parantu)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀫𑀕𑀭 (magara), from Sanskrit मकर (mákara).

Noun[edit]

मगर (magarm (Urdu spelling مگر)

  1. crocodile
    Synonym: घड़ियाल (ghaṛiyāl)
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References[edit]

  • McGregor, Ronald Stuart (1993), “मगर”, in The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press
  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “मगर”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “मगर”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.