हँसना

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Hindi verb set
हँसना (hãsnā)
हँसाना (hãsānā)
हँसवाना (hãsvānā)

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀳𑀲𑀤𑀺 (hasadi), from Sanskrit हसति (hásati). Cognate with Punjabi ਹੱਸਣਾ (hassaṇā), Nepali हाँस्नु (hā̃snu).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ɦə̃s.nɑː/, [ɦə̃s̪.n̪äː]
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Verb[edit]

हँसना (hãsnā) (intransitive, Urdu spelling ہنسنا‎)

  1. to laugh, chuckle
    हँस जानाhãs jānāto laugh; to become happy, cheerful
  2. to smile
    Synonym: मुस्कुराना (muskurānā)
  3. to joke
  4. to laugh [+ (object) पर = at], to make fun of
  5. (figuratively) to be attractive (of a scene)
  6. to be unhealed (of a wound)

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