Hindi

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Hindi of or relating to or supporting Hinduism "the Hindu faith"
    • n Hindi 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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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: There are thirteen languages spoken by more than 100 million people. They are: Mandarin Chinese, English, Hindi, Spanish, Russian, Arabic, Bengali, Portuguese, Malay-Indonesian, French, Japanese, German, and Urdu.
    • n Hindi The name given by Europeans to that form of the Hindustani language which is chiefly spoken by native Hindus. In employs the Devanagari character, in which Sanskrit is written.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Hindi A modern dialect of northern India, differing from Hindustani in being a purer Aryan dialect. See Hindustani, Indian.
    • n Hindi A native of India.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n., adj Hindi hin′dē one of the languages of Aryan stock now spoken in Northern India
    • Hindi Also Hin′dee
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Prop. a Per. adj. meaning, Indian, Hindoo

Usage

In literature:

The Bengali, Hindi, Marathi, and Sanskrit translations were his own.
"The Life of William Carey" by George Smith
It is all new, and they cannot talk Hindi.
"Kim" by Rudyard Kipling
It is the twentieth of April, and Hindy is not in Paris yet, although he said he would be there by April first.
"Rilla of Ingleside" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
The next people to the Banyans in power in Zanzibar are the Mohammedan Hindis.
"How I Found Livingstone" by Henry M. Stanley
Master spoke fluent English, French, Hindi, and Bengali; his Sanskrit was fair.
"Autobiography of a YOGI" by Paramhansa Yogananda
Hindi hayop, hindi tao nag ngangalan nang Tranquilino.
"A Little Book of Filipino Riddles" by Various
These Hindi verses are incorrectly printed, and loosely rendered by the author.
"Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official" by William Sleeman
They appear to be immigrants from northern India, as their women wear the Hindustani dress and they speak Hindi at home.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India--Volume I (of IV)" by R.V. Russell
Irishman, Hindi-temengro, poovengri gaujo.
"Gipsy Life being an account of our Gipsies and their children" by George Smith
Prose books, poetical works, Hindi, Persian, Greek, Kashmirian, Arabic, are all separately placed.
"Rulers of India: Akbar" by George Bruce Malleson
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In news:

LAS VEGAS – Steve Hindi and his national animal rights group want rodeos in Reno and elsewhere to stop shocking.
In English and Hindi, with English subtitles.
In Hindi, a lively, strangely celebratory look at the resilience of India's street children.
Hindi Pop, Bhangra Beats & Asian Underground on "Rock It Properly" Tonight.
Butter chicken (murgh makani in Hindi) is a favorite Indian restaurant dish worldwide.
But in Hindi-dominated India, they — and their movies — are usually ignored or dismissed.
At the international level, South India's film industry is all but unknown and often gets confused with Bollywood, Mumbai's Hindi film business.
Students interested in Arabic , Hindi or Chinese can attend a free, three-week summer academy June 6-23.
Led by Hindi cinema's megastar Amitabh Bachchan, top stars attended the premiere Monday of Chopra's last film "Jab Tak hai Jaan" or, "As Long As I Am Alive.
The high cost of a college education, worried parents, faculty family issues, dealing with the rise of Hindi and Muslim students in a Catholic university.
Lakshmi Seetharaman starts her recipe discussion for Chana Masala with words about the Hindi language.
Mahmoud Hindi had ongoing dispute with HOA.
I just stopped in at the Hindi Store.
They tell us that goras means white people in Hindi, but it's not racist, it's just a color.
In Hindi, "Ayodhya" means "a place where there is no war".
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In science:

In the IAMTC project (Farwell et al., 2004), texts from six languages (Arabic, French, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, and Spanish) and their translations into English are annotated for interlingual content.
Building a resource for studying translation shifts
Moreover, languages are not independent: German and Dutch are more similar than German and Hindi due to history and geography.
A Bayesian Model for Discovering Typological Implications
The F LAT model considers these versions of German just as statistically independent as, say, German and Hindi.
A Bayesian Model for Discovering Typological Implications
In our work, we use a lightweight stemmer for Bengali that strips the suffixes using a predefined suffix list, on a “longest match” basis, using the algorithm similar to that for Hindi (Ramanathan and Rao, 2003).
Bengali text summarization by sentence extraction
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