HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sauraseni Prakrit होइ (होइ), from Sanskrit भवति (bhavati, to happen, to become), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰew- (to grow, become, come into being, appear). Cognate with Nepali हुनु (hunu), English be. Present indicative forms are inherited from Middle Indic aha-, from Sanskrit अस्ति (asti, to be).

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VerbEdit

होना (honā) (Urdu spelling ہونا)

  1. to be
  2. to exist
    एक दिन, वह होगा‎ ― ek din, vah hogā.One day, it will exist.

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