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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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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