how to pronounce hindi


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the above transcription of hindi is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

hindi is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of hindi


  1. Modern Standard Hindi, a standardized and Sanskritized version of Hindustani.
  2. The Central Zone of Indo-Aryan languages. These are also spoken in Fiji, Guyana and as a second language by Indians in many other countries.
  3. All the lects in the Belt, which also includes lects that do not belong to the Central Zone of Indo-Aryan languages.


  1. An Indian.
  2. Of or relating to Hindi.

hindi frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word hindi occurs in english on average 3.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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