होना

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Etymology[edit]

From Sauraseni Prakrit होइ ‎(होइ), from Sanskrit भवति ‎(bhavati, to happen, to become), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰew- ‎(to grow, become, come into being, appear). Cognate with Nepali हुनु (hunu), English be. Present indicative forms are inherited from Middle Indic aha-, from Sanskrit अस्ति ‎(asti, to be).

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होना ‎(honā) ‎(Urdu spelling ہونا)

  1. to be
  2. to exist
    एक दिन, वह होगा‎ ― ek din, vah hogā. ― One day, it will exist.

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