-कारी

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Hindi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /kɑː.ɾiː/, [käː.ɾiː]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit -कारी (-kārī), nominative singular of -कारिन् (-kārin).

Suffix[edit]

-कारी (-kārīm (Urdu spelling ـکاری‎)

  1. -er (one who does or causes)
    लाभ (lābh, benefit) + ‎-कारी (-kārī) → ‎लाभकारी (lābhkārī, beneficial)
    Synonyms: -ई (), -कार (-kār), -वाला (-vālā)

Etymology 2[edit]

From -कार (-kār) +‎ -ई (). Also from Persian [script needed] (kāri).

Suffix[edit]

-कारी (-kārīf (Urdu spelling ـکاری‎)

  1. -ism (the work, job of)
    कला (kalā, art) + ‎-कारी (-kārī) → ‎कलाकारी (kalākārī, artistry)