ही

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Braj[edit]

Particle[edit]

ही ()

  1. an emphatic particle

Usage notes[edit]

ही () is used to emphasize the word it modifies.


Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit हि (hi, emphatic particle) likely with some other particle such as एव (eva, indeed) or वै (vai, indeed). Compare the functionally equivalent Gujarati (ja), Marathi -च () (whence Bombay Hindi -ईच (-īc)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ɦiː/

Particle[edit]

ही () (Urdu spelling ہی‎)

  1. an emphatic particle
    वह ही यह काम ख़त्म करेगा।
    vah yah kām xatma karegā.
    Only he will finish this work.
    वह यह काम ख़तम ही करेगा।vah yah kām xatam karegā.He will finish this work.

Usage notes[edit]

ही () is used to emphasize the word it follows.

Further reading[edit]


Marathi[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ही ()

  1. inflection of हा ():
    1. feminine singular direct
    2. neuter plural direct