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کیا

UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Prakrit केहो, earlier केद्दहो, from Sanskrit कीट्टशः (kīṭṭaśaḥ).

PronunciationEdit

ParticleEdit

کیا (kyā), Hindi spelling: क्या (kyā)

  1. initial interrogative particle.

Usage notesEdit

  • In this usage, it does not have a direct translation as a word in English, it simply makes a statement into a question.
  1. کیا آپ یہاں رہتے ہیں؟ (kyā āp yahā̃ rehte haĩ?) "Do you live here?" or "[Question marker] Do you here live (is)?" in literal order.

PronounEdit

کیا (kyā), Hindi spelling: क्या (kyā)

  1. (interrogative) what
    آم کا دام کیا ہے؟ (ām kā dām kyā hai?) "What is the price of mangos?" or "Mangos of price what is?" in literal order.

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