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HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Persian آدمی(âdami), from Arabic آدَمِيّ(ʾādamiyy, human), from آدَم(ʾādam, Adam), from Proto-Semitic *ʾadm-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

आदमी (ādmīm (Urdu spelling آدمی‎)

  1. a human being, person
    आदमी बहुत स्वार्थी प्राणी है।
    ādmī bahut svārthī prāṇī hai.
    Man is a selfish being.
    Synonyms: इंसान (insān), मनुष्य (manuṣya) (formal)
    Antonyms: जानवर (jānvar), पशु (paśu)
  2. man, male
    क्या वह आदमी है या औरत?kyā vah ādmī hai yā aurat?Is he a man or a woman?
    Synonyms: पुरुष (puruṣ), नर (nar), मर्द (mard)
    Antonyms: औरत (aurat), स्त्री (strī), नारी (nārī), महिला (mahilā)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of आदमी
Singular Plural
Direct आदमी (ādmī) आदमी (ādmī)
Oblique आदमी (ādmī) आदमियों (ādmiyõ)
Vocative आदमी (ādmī) आदमियो (ādmiyo)

ReferencesEdit

  • McGregor, Ronald Stuart (1993), “आदमी”, in The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “आदमी”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.