HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀢𑀡𑀽 (taṇū), from Sanskrit तनू (tanū́), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *tanúHs, from Proto-Indo-European *tenúh₂s, from *tenuh₂- (body). Cognate with Persian تن(tan).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

तन (tanm (Urdu spelling تن‎)

  1. body, self
    उसके तन पर गुदड़ी तक नहीं है।
    uske tan par gudṛī tak nahī̃ hai.
    He has not a rag on his body.
    Synonyms: शरीर (śarīr), बदन (badan), देह (deh)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of तन
Singular Plural
Direct तन (tan) तन (tan)
Oblique तन (tan) तनों (tanõ)
Vocative तन (tan) तनो (tano)

ReferencesEdit

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