हैरान

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian حیران(heyrân), from Arabic حَيْران(ḥayrān, confused, bewildered, perplexed, startled, dismayed).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

हैरान (hairān) (Urdu spelling حیران‎)

  1. surprised, flabbergasted, amazed, awed, speechless, confused, baffled, confounded
    • इतनी बड़ी गाड़ी देखकर मैं हैरान हो गया।
      itnī baṛī gāṛī dekhkar ma͠i hairān ho gayā.
      I was awed by the size of the car.
    Synonyms: आश्चर्य (āścarya), स्तब्ध (stabdh), चकित (cakit), दंग (daṅg), भौचक्का (bhaucakkā)
  2. troubled or fed up (of hard work, difficulties, or problems)
    Synonyms: व्याकुल (vyākul), विकल (vikal)
  3. trouble, annoy, irritate
    Synonyms: परेशान (pareśān), व्यग्र (vyagra), तंग (taṅg)

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