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
Hindu, Hindi, Hindoo(adj)
of or relating to or supporting Hinduism
"the Hindu faith"
Of or relating to the Hindi language.
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.
Origin: From هندی, from هند, from सिन्धु + Persian adjectival suffix ی-.
the name given by Europeans to that form of the Hindustani language which is chiefly spoken by native Hindoos. In employs the Devanagari character, in which Sanskrit is written
Origin: [Prop. a Per. adj. meaning, Indian, Hindoo.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
hin′dē, n. and adj. one of the languages of Aryan stock now spoken in Northern India.—Also Hin′dee. [Urdū, Hind, 'India.']
The numerical value of Hindi in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Hindi in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Parents generally live in shanties, schools are more expensive and cultural alienation is very high. In Delhi schools, children speak Hindi, for example, an alien tongue.
That just goes to show the power of Hindi cinema, it's amazing the kind of reach we have in countries where people don't even speak English. Hindi transcends language and borders. We're just stories about life.
Finding stuff, even with a map in India, is tough, i usually ask drivers to ask locals because my Hindi is terrible. Then, you drive around in circles, sometimes for days, but eventually you'll find a stepwell. Sometimes it's unbelievably fantastic, sometimes you end up getting dropped off at a pit, with water in it.
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