हिंदी

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian هندی(hendi), from هند(hend, India), from Old Persian 𐏃𐎡𐎯𐎢𐏁 (hiⁿduš), from Sanskrit सिन्धु (sindhu), ultimately from Proto-Indo-Iranian *síndʰuš (river). Equal to हिंद (hind, India) +‎ -ई (, suffix showing belongingness).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

हिंदी (hindīf (Urdu spelling ہندی‎)

  1. Hindi (language)
    क्या आप हिन्दी बोल सकते हैं?
    kyā āp hindī bol sakte ha͠i?
    Can you speak Hindi?
    हिन्दी देवनागरी लिपि में लिखी जाती है
    hindī devnāgrī lipi mẽ likhī jātī hai.
    Hindi is written in the Devanagari script.

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

हिंदी (hindīm or f (Urdu spelling ہندی‎)

  1. (dated) an Indian; a person of India
    Synonyms: भारतीय (bhārtīya), हिंदुस्तानी (hindustānī)

Declension[edit]

NOTE: This term is declined masculine or feminine according to the gender of the referent.

Adjective[edit]

हिंदी (hindī) (indeclinable, Urdu spelling ہندی‎)

  1. (dated) Indian
    Synonyms: भारतीय (bhārtīya), हिंदुस्तानी (hindustānī)

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