Wednesday, August 19, 2009

कमी (kami)

This word in Hindi has innumerable meanings in English. A few of the meanings of कमी in English are:

1. Dearth
2. Decrease
3. Defect
4. Deficit
5. Lack
6. Paucity
7. Reduction
8. Scarcity
9. Shortage

For instance,
तेल कंपनियों ने ईंधन की कीमतों में 5 फीसदी की और कमी की।
In this sentence the word "कमी" has been used as a "decrease".

1 comment:

nancy said...

Hi Anonymous,
I really admire your power of judgement and the eye for organization of entries in the blog.

I am in the process of introducing these bi-lingual translations on a regular basis.