Hyderabad

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia
English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hindi हैदराबाद (haidarābād) / Urdu حیدرآباد(haidarābād), from हैदर (haidar) / حیدر(haidar, lion) + -आबाद (-ābād) / آباد(-ābād, placename suffix). Named in honour of the Caliph Ali Ibn Abi Talib, nicknamed "Haidar" for his lion-like valour in battles.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhaɪdəɹəbɑːd/

Proper noun[edit]

Hyderabad

  1. The capital and largest city of Telangana, India, and de-jure capital of Andhra Pradesh.
  2. A district of Telangana, India.
  3. A former state, landlocked in south-central India, which was ruled from 1724 until 1948 by a line of nizams.
    • 2008, Britannica Concise Encyclopedia →ISBN, page 916:
      At Indian partition in 1947, the nizam chose to resume Hyderabad's independent status, but India invaded the state (1948) and took control.
    • 1995, The Indian Political Science Review, volume 16, page 225:
      Maududi was born in 1903 at Aurangabad in Hyderabad, India, into a family with a long religious tradition.
  4. A city in Sindh, Pakistan.

Translations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Everett-Heath, John. Concise Dictionary of World Place Names, Oxford University Press, 2005 p 223 (→ISBN)

Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Hyderabad f

  1. Alternative form of Hiderabade

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

Proper noun[edit]

Hyderabad ?

  1. Hyderabad (the capital and largest city of Telangana, India, and de-jure capital of Andhra Pradesh)
  2. Hyderabad (a district of Telangana, India)