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EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit शक्ति ‎(śakti), from the root verb शक् ‎(śak, to be able, to have the power to effect).

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NounEdit

शक्ति ‎(śaktif ‎(Urdu spelling شکتی)

  1. power, energy, potency
    दो सौ घोड़ों की शक्ति इस कल में है।
    This machine has the power of two hundred horses.
  2. strength
    ईश्‍वर हमें शक्ति दे।
    May God give us strength.
  3. force
    हमें विध्वंसक शक्ति का प्रयोग करना पड़ा।
    We had to use destructive force.

DeclensionEdit

Declension of शक्ति
singular plural
direct शक्ति ‎(śakti) शक्तियाँ ‎(śaktiyā̃)
oblique शक्ति ‎(śakti) शक्तियों ‎(śaktiyõ)
vocative शक्ति ‎(śakti) शक्तियो ‎(śaktiyo)

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ReferencesEdit

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “शक्ति”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons
  • शक्ति in Chaturvedi, Mahendra and Bhola Nath Tiwari (1970), A practical Hindi-English dictionary (Delhi: National Publishing House)
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