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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Persian شوق(šawq), from Arabic شَوْق(šawq) the verbal noun of شَاقَ(šāqa).

NounEdit

शौक़ (śauqm

  1. hobby, interest
    पढ़ने के अलावा तेरा और कोई शौक़ है क्या?
    paṛhne ke alāvā terā aur koī śauq hai kyā?
    Do you have any other hobbies besides reading?
    Synonym: रुचि (ruci)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of शौक़
Singular Plural
Direct शौक़ (śauq) शौक़ (śauq)
Oblique शौक़ (śauq) शौक़ों (śauqõ)
Vocative शौक़ (śauq) शौक़ो (śauqo)

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ReferencesEdit

  • Caturvedi, Mahendra; Bhola Nath Tiwari (1970), “शौक़”, in A practical Hindi-English dictionary, Delhi: National Publishing House
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “शौक़”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.