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Hin·di

 (hĭn′dē)
n.
1. A group of vernacular Indic dialects spoken in northern India.
2. 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.

[Hindi Hindī, from Hind, India, from Persian, from Old Persian Hinduš, Sind, from Sanskrit sindhuḥ, river.]

Hin′di adj.

Hindi

(ˈhɪndɪ)
n
1. (Languages) a language or group of dialects of N central India. It belongs to the Indic branch of the Indo-European family and is closely related to Urdu. See also Hindustani
2. (Languages) a formal literary dialect of this language, the official language of India, usually written in Nagari script
3. (Peoples) a person whose native language is Hindi
[C18: from Hindi hindī, from Hind India, from Old Persian Hindu the river Indus]

Hin•di

(ˈhɪn di)

n.
an Indo-Aryan language of N India, having equal status with English as an official language throughout India.
[1790–1800; < Hindi, Urdu Hindī= Persian Hind India (compare Skt Sindhu the river Indus; sense extended to “region of the Indus, Sind”) + suffix]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Hindi - the most widely spoken of modern Indic vernacularsHindi - the most widely spoken of modern Indic vernaculars; spoken mostly in the north of India; along with English it is the official language of India; usually written in Devanagari script
Sanskrit, Sanskritic language - (Hinduism) an ancient language of India (the language of the Vedas and of Hinduism); an official language of India although it is now used only for religious purposes
Hindoostani, Hindostani, Hindustani - a form of Hindi spoken around Delhi
Adj.1.Hindi - of or relating to or supporting Hinduism; "the Hindu faith"
Translations
Hindi
هندية
хинди
hindi
hindština
hindi
hinda
hindi
هندی
hindi
hindihindî
הינדית
हिन्दी
hindi
hindihindí
hindi
hindí
ヒンディー語
힌디어
hindi
hindi
hindusă
hindský
hindijščina
hindihindskiхиндихиндски
hindi
Kihindi
ภาษาฮินดู
хiндi
ہندی
tiếng Hin-đi

Hindi

[ˈhɪndiː] N (Ling) → hindi m

Hindi

[ˈhɪndi] nhindi m
to speak Hindi → parler l'hindi, parler hindi

Hindi

nHindi nt

Hindi

[ˈhɪndɪ] n (language) → hindi m
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