Persian

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Etymology 1

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From بد (bad) +‎ ـی (-i).

Pronunciation

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Readings
Classical reading? baḏī
Dari reading? badī
Iranian reading? badi
Tajik reading? badī

Noun

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بدی (badi)

  1. badness
Descendants
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  • Punjabi:
    Gurmukhi script: ਬਦੀ (badī)
    Shahmukhi script: بدی (badī)
  • Urdu: بدی (badī)

Etymology 2

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation

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Readings
Dari reading? bidī

Verb

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بدی (bidī) (colloquial Dari)

  1. colloquial form of بدهی

Urdu

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Etymology 1

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Borrowed from Classical Persian بدی (badī). By surface analysis, بد (bad) +‎ ی (ī).

Noun

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بدی (badīf (Hindi spelling बदी)

  1. evil
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Etymology 2

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From Sanskrit वदि (vadi).

Noun

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بدی (badīf (Hindi spelling बदी)

  1. the dark half of a lunar month (from full to new moon)

Ushojo

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Etymology

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From Urdu بدی (badī).

Noun

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بدی (badī)

  1. bad deed, evil