चेहरा

HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian چهره(čehre), from Middle Persian 𐭰𐭧𐭫𐭪𐭩(čihrag). Compare Sanskrit चित्र (citra). Cognate with Punjabi ਚਿਹਰਾ (chihrā).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

चेहरा (cehrām (Urdu spelling چہرہ‎)

  1. face, countenance
    उसका चेहरा चुक़न्दर की तरह लाल था।
    His face was as red as a beetroot.
    धूप में उसका चेहरा तमतमाया।
    Her face reddened in the sunlight.

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

MarathiEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Persian چهره(čehre), from Middle Persian 𐭰𐭧𐭫𐭪𐭩(čihrag). Compare Sanskrit चित्र (citra). Cognate with Punjabi ਚਿਹਰਾ (chihrā).

NounEdit

चेहरा (cehrām

  1. face, countenance, expression

ReferencesEdit

  • Maxine Berntsen (1982-1983), “चेहरा”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies
  • James Thomas Molesworth (1857), “चेहरा”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press