समाई

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Sanskrit संमति (saṃmati, to be contained in).

Noun[edit]

समाई (samāīf (Urdu spelling سمائ)

  1. space, capacity, volume
    • 1986, Agyeya, ऐसा कोई घर आपने देखा है [Has anyone ever seen such a home]
      शब्द में मेरी समाई नहीं होगी
      मैं सन्नाटे का छंद हूँ ।
      śabd mẽ merī samāī nahī̃ hogī
      ma͠i sannāṭe kā chand hū̃ .
      I will not fit in the space of words,
      I am the sound of silence.

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