यूनान

HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Persian یونان(yunân), from Old Persian 𐎹𐎢𐎴 (y-u-n /yauna/, Ionia), from Ancient Greek Ἰωνία (Iōnía, Ionia). Likely influenced by the doublet यवन (yavan, a Greek) borrowed from Sanskrit and Arabic اَلْيُونَان(al-yūnān).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /juː.nɑːn/, [juː.n̪ä̃ːn̪]

Proper nounEdit

यूनान (yūnānm (Urdu spelling یونان‎)

  1. Greece (a country in Southern Europe)
    Synonym: ग्रीस (grīs)
  2. (historical) Ancient Greece

DeclensionEdit