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See also: चूत and चीता

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HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit चिन्ता (cintā), from the root verb चिन्त् (cint, to think, consider, reflect upon).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

चिंता (cintāf (Urdu spelling چںتا‎)

  1. anxiety, concern, worry
    सारी रात चिंता से अँगारों पर लोटता रहा।
    My anxiety kept me restless the entire night.
    नया पुस्तक की चिंता न करें।
    Don't worry about the new book.
    हम गुण की चिंता करते हैं परिणाम की नहीं।
    We worry about character, not results. (More loosely: we focus on the person, not the task.)

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ReferencesEdit

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “चिंता”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons