HinKhoj Dictionary

English Hindi Dictionary | अंग्रेज़ी हिन्दी शब्दकोश

Idioms and Phrases

बहुत प्रिय - Apple of one's eye
His lovely little daughter is the apple of his eye.
थोड़ा-सा भी - At all
He told me that he did not have any money at all.
दिए हुए वचन से मुकर जाना - Back out of
He backed out of the promise he had given me.
बहुत ध्यान से सुनना - Be all ears
The children were all ears as I began to tell the story of Mahabharat.
बुलाने पर हाजिर होना - Beck and call
You can not expect me to be at your beck and call every time.

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Know the meaning

Benchmark: मानदण्ड
Assonance: स्वरसाम्य
Arcane: गुप्त
Splurge: खर्च करना
Scrumptious: स्वादिष्ट

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Quote of the week

It is not enough to be busy, so are the ants. The question is: what are we busy about?
व्यस्त रहना काफी नहीं है, व्यस्त तो चींटियां भी रहती हैं। प्रश्न यह है कि - हम किस लिए व्यस्त हैं?

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Root word 'Gamy'

'Gamy' root word Latin language के word gamos से लिया गया है और इसका meaning “marriage,” “union,” “fertilization, pollination,” होता है।
Words having 'gamy' root word
bigamy - illegal marriage to more than one person at a time
endogamy - marriage only within one clan or tribe
exogamy - the custom of marrying only outside one's clan or tribe
monogamy - marriage to only one person at a time
polygamy - marriage to more than one person at a time

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One word substitution relating to death

Killing of one’s son or daughter - Filicide
Destruction or abortion of a fetus - Foeticide
Killing of one’s brother or sister - Fratricide
Killing of a large group of people - Genocide
Killing of one person by another - Homicide
Killing of infants - Infanticide

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