Hindi meaning

hĭndē
Hindi is defined as the major language in India.

An example of a word in Hindi is कोड़ा.

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The literary and official language of northern India that is based on these dialects. It is written in Devanagari and uses Sanskrit as a resource language.
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Of or associated with N India.
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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.

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Of Hindi.
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An Indo-Aryan language, the main language of India.
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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.
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Of or relating to the Hindi language.
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A group of vernacular Indic dialects spoken in northern India.
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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