Urdu

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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Indo-Aryan *ráźʰati, but of uncertain ultimate origin. See Sanskrit रहस् (rahas) for details.

Pronunciation

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Verb

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رَہْنا (rahnā) (Hindi spelling रहना)

  1. to live
  2. to reside
    Synonym: بَسْنا (basnā)
  3. to stay, to remain
  4. (auxiliary, in perfective, forming continuous tenses) to be (...-ing)

Conjugation

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  • Note: The second-person polite form آپ (āp) (āp) uses the third-person plural conjugation.