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EtymologyEdit

From a derivative of Sanskrit ध्रोक्ष्यति (dhrokṣyati, will deceive), from the root द्रुह् (druh), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰrewgʰ-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

धोखा (dhokhām (Urdu spelling دهوکہ‎)

  1. fraud, cheating, deception
    यह सब धोखा है।yah sab dhokhā hai.This is all a fraud.
    तुम मुझे धोखा नहीं दे सकते।
    tum mujhe dhokhā nahī̃ de sakte.
    You cannot deceive me.
    Synonyms: छल (chal), कपट (kapaṭ)

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ReferencesEdit

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “धोखा”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “धोखा”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.