Hindi

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See also: hindi, hindí, híndi, and hindî

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Persian هندی (hendi), from هند (hend, India), from Sanskrit सिन्धु (sindhu) + Persian adjectival suffix i-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: hĭn'di, IPA(key): /ˈhɪndi/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪndi

Noun[edit]

Hindi (uncountable)

  1. Modern Standard Hindi, a standardized and Sanskritized version of Hindustani
  2. the Central Zone of Indo-Aryan languages. These are also spoken in Fiji, Guyana and as a second language by Indians in many other countries.
  3. (linguistics) All the lects in the Belt, which also includes lects that do not belong to the Central Zone of Indo-Aryan languages

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Adjective[edit]

Hindi (not comparable)

  1. of or relating to Hindi
  2. an Indian

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Dutch[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Hindi n

  1. Hindi (language)

German[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Hindi n

  1. The Hindi language

Noun[edit]

Hindi m

  1. A Hindi-speaking person

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Swahili[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Hindi

  1. Alternative form of Uhindi