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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.
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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]
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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]
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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"
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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
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Hindi

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

nHindi nt
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Hindi

[ˈhɪndɪ] n (language) → hindi m
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References in periodicals archive ?
One quick manual to achieve this effect was Gilchrist's The Hindee Moral Preceptor.
That the natives and others call it also Hindee, Indian, from Hind, the ancient appellation of India, cannot be denied; but as this is apt to be confounded with Hinduwee, Hindooee, Hindvee, the derivative form from Hindoo, I adhere to my original opinion, that we should invariably discard all other denominations of the popular speech of this country, including the unmeaning word Moors, and substitute for them Hindoostanee, whether the people here constantly do so or not: as they can hardly discriminate sufficiently, to observe the use and propriety of such restrictions, even when pointed out to them.
Hoover worked as an account manager for Hindee Enterprises in Houston.