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Etymology edit

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀘𑀁𑀤 (caṃda), from Sanskrit चन्द्र (candrá).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

چانْد (cāndm (Hindi spelling चांद)

  1. (astronomy) moon
    Synonym: قَمَر (qamar)
  2. (by extension) a lunar month
  3. (by extension) the last day of the month.
  4. silver
  5. a crown.
    Synonym: تاج (tāj)
  6. (figuratively) a loved one (a child or love etc.)

Declension edit

Declension of چاند
singular plural
direct چاند (cānd) چاند (cānd)
oblique چاند (cānd) چاندوں (cāndō̃)
vocative چاند (cānd) چاندو (cāndō)

Derived terms edit

Further reading edit

  • چاند”, in اُردُو لُغَت (urdū luġat) (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • چاند”, in ریخْتَہ لُغَت (rexta luġat) - Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English], Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2024.
  • Qureshi, Bashir Ahmad (1971) “چاند”, in Kitabistan's 20th Century Standard Dictionary‎, Lahore: Kitabistan Pub. Co.
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985) “candrá”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press