साढ़े

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit [Term?], from Sanskrit सार्ध (sārdha, plus a half), a compound of (sa, with) and अर्ध (ardha, half). Compare Nepali साढे (sāḍhe), Punjabi ਸਾਢੇ (sāḍhē), Gujarati સાડા (sāḍā), Marathi साडे (sāḍe).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sɑː.ɽʱeː/, [s̪äː.ɽʱeː]

Adjective[edit]

साढ़े (sāṛhe) (indeclinable, Urdu spelling ساڑھے‎)

  1. ... and a half
  2. half past (for hours three and up)
    डेढ़, ढाई, और अब साढ़े तीन बज गए हैं।
    ḍeṛh, ḍhāī, aur ab sāṛhe tīn baj gae ha͠i.
    1:30, 2:30, and now it's half past three.

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