Hindi

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See also: hindi, hindí, híndi, and hindî

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Classical Persianهِنْدِی(hindī), from ⁧هِنْد(hind, India), from Sanskrit सिन्धु (sindhu) + Persian adjectival suffix ⁧ـِی(). Not from Iranian Persian ⁧هند(hend).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Proper noun[edit]

Hindi

  1. Modern Standard Hindi, a standardized and Sanskritized version of the Hindustani language, which is based on Khariboli.
  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 Hindi Belt, which also includes lects that do not belong to the Central Zone of Indo-Aryan languages.
  4. (historical) A dialect spoken in Delhi, now known as Hindustani.

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Adjective[edit]

Hindi (not comparable)

  1. In or relating to the Hindi language.
  2. (historical) Indian[1]
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(historical) Indian born Muslims[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Henry Yule (1903), “Hobson-Jobson: A glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and of Kindred Terms, Etymological, Historical, Geographical and Discursive”, in dsal.uchicago.edu[1], archived from the original on 19 December 2023
  2. ^ Henry Yule (1903), “Hobson-Jobson: A glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and of Kindred Terms, Etymological, Historical, Geographical and Discursive”, in dsal.uchicago.edu[2], archived from the original on 19 December 2023

Further reading[edit]

Bikol Central[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Hindi

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

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Hindi n

  1. Hindi (language)

German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Sanskrit सिन्धु (sindhu).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

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)

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

Hindi f (genitive Hindi, plural Hindi or Hindis)

  1. female Hindi speaker

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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

Swahili[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Hindi

  1. Alternative form of Uhindi: India (a country in South Asia)