रेत

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit *𑀭𑁂𑀢𑁆𑀢 (*retta), from Sanskrit रेत्र (retra), probably of non-Aryan origin and possibly borrowed from Munda.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ɾeːt̪/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

रेत (retf (Urdu spelling ریت‎)

  1. sand
    • 2020, Amitabh Bhattacharya (lyrics), A. R. Rahman (music), “Main Tumhaara”, in Dil Bechara, performed by Jonita Gandhi and Hriday Gattani:
      रिश्ता रहा बस रेत का
      riśtā rahā bas ret
      Our relationship is now just sand.
    Synonym: बालू (bālū)

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

रेत (retm (Urdu spelling ریت‎)

  1. file, polish

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ghosh, A. (2000). Non-Aryan Linguistic Elements in the Atharvaveda: A Study of Some Words of Austric Origin. India: Sanskrit Pustak Bhandar, p. 32 & 187