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EtymologyEdit

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀓𑀡𑁆𑀡 (kaṇṇa), from Sanskrit कर्ण (karṇa, ear).

 
कान (kān)

Doublet of कर्ण (karṇ), a tatsama.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

कान (kānm (Urdu spelling کان‎)

  1. (anatomy) ear
    हर आदमी दो कान के साथ पैदा होता है।
    har ādmī do kān ke sāth paidā hotā hai.
    Every man is born with two ears.
    मुझे आपके कान में कुछ कहना है।
    mujhe āpke kān mẽ kuch kahnā hai.
    I have to whisper something in your ear.

ReferencesEdit

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “कान”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “kárṇa (2830)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press

MarathiEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

From Maharastri Prakrit 𑀓𑀡𑁆𑀡 (kaṇṇa), from Sanskrit कर्ण (karṇa).

NounEdit

कान (kānm

  1. (anatomy) ear
  2. (containers) handle
  3. (firearms) touch hole

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from French Cannes.

Proper nounEdit

कान (kān?

  1. Cannes (a city in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France)

ReferencesEdit

  • Maxine Berntsen (1982-1983), “कान”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies
  • James Thomas Molesworth (1857), “कान”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “kárṇa (2830)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press

NihaliEdit

NounEdit

कान (kān)

  1. mosquito

Old GujaratiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀓𑀡𑁆𑀡 (kaṇṇa), from Sanskrit कर्ण (karṇa)

NounEdit

कान (transliteration neededm

  1. ear

DescendantsEdit

  • Gujarati: કાન (kān)