معنی

See also: معنى

PersianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic مَعْنَى(maʿnā).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kabuli): IPA(key): /mɒːnɒː~mɒːniː/

NounEdit

Dari معنی
Iranian Persian
Tajik маънӣ, маъно (maʾnī, maʾno)

مَعنى (ma'ni) (plural مَعانی(ma'âni) or مَعنی‌ها(ma'ni-hâ))

  1. meaning, sense
    Synonym: چم(čam)
    به زبان اردو، این کلمه به معنی « بزرگ » است.‎‎
    be zabân-e ordu, in kalame be ma'ni-ye "bozorg" ast.
    In Urdu, this word means "big".
    • c. 1260s, Jalāl ad-Dīn Mohammad Rūmī, Reynold A. Nicholson, transl., مثنوی معنوی [Masnavi-ye-Ma'navi], volume V, verse 1441—1442:
      هم صفیر مرغ آموزند خلق، کین سخن کار دهان افتاد و حلق، لیک از معنی مرغان بی‌خبر.‎‎
      ham safir-e morğ âmuzand xalq, k-in soxan kâr-e dahân oftâd o halq, lik az ma'ni-ye morğân bi-xabar.
      Likewise, people learn the note of birds, for this speech [of birds] is an affair of the mouth and throat; but [all are] ignorant of the birds' meaning.
  2. essence, spirit
  3. reality

Derived termsEdit


UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic مَعْنَى(maʿnā).

NounEdit

معنی (ma'nīf (Hindi spelling मअनी)

  1. meaning
  2. intent

SynonymsEdit