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HINDI

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Hindi mean? 

HINDI (noun)
  The noun HINDI has 1 sense:

1. 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

  Familiarity information: HINDI used as a noun is very rare.


HINDI (adjective)
  The adjective HINDI has 1 sense:

1. of or relating to or supporting Hinduism

  Familiarity information: HINDI used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HINDI (noun)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("Hindi" is a kind of...):

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)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "Hindi"):

Hindoostani; Hindostani; Hindustani (a form of Hindi spoken around Delhi)


HINDI (adjective)


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Meaning:

Of or relating to or supporting Hinduism

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

Hindi; Hindoo; Hindu

Context example:

the Hindu faith

Pertainym:

Hinduism (a body of religious and philosophical beliefs and cultural practices native to India and characterized by a belief in reincarnation and a supreme being of many forms and natures, by the view that opposing theories are aspects of one eternal truth, and by a desire for liberation from earthly evils)


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