Hindi Definition

hĭndē
noun
A group of vernacular Indic dialects spoken in northern India.
American Heritage
An Indo-Aryan language, the main language of India.
Webster's New World
pronoun

A language spoken in the Northern States of India. Also spoken in Fiji, Guyana and as a second language by Indians in many other countries. The word "Hindi" is borrowed from Persian into other languages.

Wiktionary
adjective
Of or associated with N India.
Webster's New World
Of Hindi.
Webster's New World
The definition of Hindi is related to North Indian or the Hindu religion.
An example of something Hindi is clothing traditionally worn in North Indian.
YourDictionary
Synonyms:
hindoohindu
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Origin of Hindi

  • Hindi Hindī from Hind India from Persian from Old Persian Hinduš Sind from Sanskrit sindhuḥ river

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Persian هندی (hendi), from هند (hend, “India”), from Sanskrit सिन्धु (sindhu) + Persian adjectival suffix ی-.

    From Wiktionary

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