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Hindi Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • 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
  • of or relating to or supporting Hinduism; "the Hindu faith"

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  • 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

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Hindi Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Hindi is the most commonly spoken language in India. It is the fifth most spoken language in the world with about 182 million native speakers in 1998. The script used in writing Hindi is Devanāgarī.

Hindi is widely written, spoken and understood in north India and most other places in India. In 1997, a survey found that 66% of Indians can speak Hindi. The most common form of Hindi is known as Hindustani. It has taken words from the Dravidian languages of South India, many words from the Persian, Arabic, Turkish, English, and Portuguese languages. Hindustani language is almost the same as Urdu, the most commonly spoken language in Pakistan; the difference is that Urdu is written in the Arabic alphabet from right to left.

Some other dialects of Hindi are: Avadhi, Braj, Bhojpuri, Bundeli, Bagheli, Chhattisgarhi, Dogri and Marwari. Hindi has developed from Sanskrit, the ancient language of India. Hindi started to develop in the 7th century as "Apabhramsha", but became pretty stable by the 10th century. Some famous Hindi poets are Tulsidas and Kabir. Hindi is also spoken with regional accents like Haryanvi, Rajasthani, and Bengali. In the past few years a new Hindi language (with unwritten grammar) has emerged from Mumbai. It is being spread by Hindi films.It is becoming very popular with younger generation.



Hindi Sample Sentences in News


  • Daniel Padilla on 'confirmed' relationship with Kathryn Bernardo: "Hindi pa puwede. Let's wait."
    Daniel Padilla quips about relationship status with Kathryn Bernardo: "Kinonfirm na ba ni Papa? Sabi ko huwag muna." Read more on this news related to 'Hindi'
  • Maja Salvador at Gerald Anderson, ‘di nakaiwas magtambal sa serye
    HINDI RIN nakaligtas sina Gerald Anderson at Maja Salvador na magsama sa isang TV show. Kung noon ay inaayawan nila ang anumang project na pagsasamahan nila, hindi sila nakaiwas sa offer ng Dreamscape na magsama sa The … Read More The post Maja Salvador at Gerald Anderson, ‘di nakaiwas magtambal sa serye appeared first on Pinoy Parazzi . Read more on this news related to 'Hindi'
  • High on the Hindi list
    A handful of Hindi books made it to the top this year. Read more on this news related to 'Hindi'

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