में

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Sanskrit मध्य (mádhya, middle), from Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *médʰyos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Postposition[edit]

में (mẽ) (Urdu spelling میں)

  1. in, inside of
    घर मेंghar mẽinside the house
    कमरे मेंkamre mẽin the room
    Synonyms: के अंदर (ke andar)
  2. within
    मेरे सिर में दर्द हो रहा है।
    mere sir mẽ dard ho rahā hai.
    My head is hurting.
    (literally, “There is pain within my head.”)
    Synonyms: के अंदर (ke andar)
  3. into
    वह पानी में गिर पड़ा।vah pānī mẽ gir paṛā.He fell into the water.
    गिलास मेंgilās mẽinto the glass
  4. during
    छूट्टियों में मैं लंदन जा रहा हूँ।
    chūṭṭiyõ mẽ ma͠i landan jā rahā hū̃.
    I'm going to London during the holidays.
    रात मेंrāt mẽin the night
    वर्ष १९९४ मेंvarṣ 1994 mẽduring the year 1994
    Synonyms: के दौरान (ke daurān)
  5. for the price of
    सौ रुपये मेंsau rupye mẽfor the price of 100 rupees
  6. between, among
    सारे लोग में केक बाँट दिया।
    sāre log mẽ kek bā̃ṭ diyā.
    The cake was divided among all the people.
    इन तीन क़मीज़ों में कौन्सी अच्छी है?
    in tīn qamīzõ mẽ kaunsī acchī hai?
    Between these three shirts which one is best?

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

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