Hindi

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See also: hindi, hindí, híndi, and hindî

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Hindi edition of Wiktionary

Etymology[edit]

From Persian هندی(hendi), from هند(hend, India), from Sanskrit सिन्धु (sindhu) + Persian adjectival suffix ی(-i). Likely influenced by Urdu ہندی(Hindi).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Proper noun[edit]

Hindi

  1. Modern Standard Hindi, a standardized and Sanskritized version of the Hindustani language.
  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.
  4. (historical) A historical name for a dialect spoken in Delhi, now known as Urdu, or Hindustani.

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Adjective[edit]

Hindi (not comparable)

  1. In or relating to the Hindi language.

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Bikol Central[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Hindi

  1. a barangay in Bacacay, Albay in the Philippines.

Dutch[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Hindi n

  1. Hindi (language)

German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit सिन्धु (sindhu).

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Hindi n (proper noun, strong, genitive Hindi or Hindis)

  1. the Hindi language

Noun[edit]

Hindi m (strong, genitive Hindi or Hindis, plural Hindi or Hindis)

  1. Hindi speaker (male or of unspecified gender)

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Hindi f (genitive Hindi, plural Hindi or Hindis)

  1. female Hindi speaker

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Further reading[edit]

  • Hindi” in Duden online
  • Hindi” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Swahili[edit]

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Hindi

  1. Alternative form of Uhindi