halant

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Hindi हलन्त ‎(halant).

Noun[edit]

halant ‎(plural halants)

  1. A diacritic used in most writing systems of the Indian subcontinent to signify the lack of an inherent vowel.
    a Devanagari example: ‎(ka) + = क् ‎(k)
  2. A sign which serves the same purpose in any writing system.

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

halant

  1. present participle of haler

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

hālant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of hālō

Norman[edit]

Verb[edit]

halant

  1. present participle of haler

Noun[edit]

halant m ‎(plural halants)

  1. (Jersey) current (of tide)

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