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jhilmil

twinkling of stars or light

gumaashta

superintendent, deputy, representative, agent, correspondent

sar tan se judaa karnaa

to behead, to cut off the head of (someone)

baKHshii-KHaana

pay office, adjutant or paymasters office, general's office

paiGambar

message bearer, messenger, prophet, apostle

hulm

dreaming in sleep, seeing in sleep, dream, fancy

sarkashii

disobedience, refractoriness, mutiny, rebellion, insurrection

suulii

gallows, gibbet

hammaam

bathroom, bathhouse, hot bath

saahib-e-masnad

one who sits on a cushion, the one who seat on the royal cushion, king, president

nikhaTTuu

one who earns nothing

mastmaulaa

a drunken or careless man

hamla

attack, invasion, charge, aggression

'ubuurii-hukuumat

interim government

'ubuurii

provisional, interim, transitional

baadiyunnazar me.n

at first sight or glance, prima facie, to all appearances, apparently

milansaar

sociable, affable, convivial, friendly

bebaak

daring, bold, fearless

zimnii-intiKHaabaat

an election that happens at a different time from a main election, to choose a Member of Parliament to replace one who has died or left his or her job, by-election

anjaam

result, consequences, end, termination, conclusion, upshot, vexation

Words tagged under "Archaic"

List of Urdu words and terms related with "Archaic" consisting of definitions, descriptions, elucidations and topical and subject-specific categorizations

rivaaj paanaa

become prevalent, come in vogue, be in fashion

a.ndhiyaarii

dark, gloomy

aa ban.naa

to confront

aa.nkh bataanaa

(Classical) to show eye beauty

aa.nkh naak se Darnaa

 

aa.nkhe.n phu.Dvaanaa

 

aa.nkho.n kii suu.iyaa.n rahnaa

 

aabaa-e-'ulvii

(Astrology) stars that are supposed to influence the human destiny

aafat bharnaa

 

aag kaa paanii

 

aag pa.Dnaa

to be annoyed (by), enraged (at), to feel the burning (of heat, grief, hunger), to be very hot

aagaah-panaa

 

aalaap

 

aale

tools, instruments

aalii

high, exalted

aamaan

protection, security

aamoKHta

educated, previous lesson, n.m. an old lesson, an old lesson

aanaa

arrival, advent, approach

aapas me.n

mutually

aasaavarii

a kind of pigeon, a kind of silken and silver cloth

aashaam

night-meal, drinker, quaffer, drinking, drinker

aasmaanii

celestial, heavenly, divine

aa'vaanii

 

aazaad

free man, a person free from slavery, not slave

ablaa-balii

one who helps the weak

achchhaa

Açha

achhuutaa

untouched, unique, rare, virgin, unused, fresh

adab karnaa

show regard or respect, respect, behave politely

afsos

regret, repentance, remorse

agan-giir

(In ancient times) a vessel to keep fire safe, earthen pot with fire inside,

agyaanpan

ignorance, negligence, foolishness

ahaar

food, victuals

'ajaa.ib

strange, odd, bizarre, outlandish, weird, queer, curious

aKHtarii

 

alaapan

 

amaa.n

security, safety

ambiyo.n

 

anchhar

magical or mystical word, spell, charm

andaaza

 

'aqd ba.ndhnaa

 

asar

effect, influence, impression, consequence, sign, footprint, sign, mark, token, trace, track, vestige, shadow, impress

aTok

 

aunty

aunt

az.haarii

 

baabat

account

baad

dispute, contention

baahnaa

claim, litigate

baalaa

a custom after marriage in which bride's family send presents (confectionary, fruits) to bridegroom's family

baar dharnaa

 

baar karnaa

take up a responsibility

baa's

sending an army, a detachment

baat aa ban.naa

 

baat bahaknaa

 

baat bhaarii lagnaa

 

baat dharnaa

 

baaT pa.Dnaa

 

baat Thelnaa

 

baat to.Dnaa

 

baav chhuuTnaa

 

baaz honaa

 

baazaar bharnaa

 

badaa'at

uniqueness

badal

change, alteration, transformation,barter, exchange, repayment, quid pro quo, substitute, stand-in, value, price, alter

bahraam

 

bait

a couplet or verse in poetry, distich

baiThnaa

(of a bird) perch

bal

power, strength, Twist, Kink

banajnaa

give (a daughter or a sister) in marriage

band dharnaa

 

band karnaa

shut, lock up, arrest, close, confine, choke

band paka.Dnaa

 

bariid

messenger, courier, post, mail

bar-jaa

in its right place, appropriate

basaavaa

 

bast

twenty

baTaanaa

cause to be shared, cause to be apportioned, cause to be twisted (thread or rope), divide or divert (the attention), help, cooperate, spread, scatter,

bha.D

howling sound of the wind

bha.Daknaa

fly into a passion, burst into flame, become very excited

bhalaa

admirable, pleasing, healthy, sound

bhau.nraa

a large black bee, said to be enamored of lotus

bhau.nrii

revolution

bhaukaT

 

bhe.nT lenaa

accept sacrifice, kill

bhednaa

To be impressed

bheT lenaa

 

bhi.Daanaa

bring together in a dispute or fight, get (someone) engaged in a scuffle

bho.nduu

artless, simple

bhog

food, meal, victuals, dressed food votively offered to an idol

bhulaanaa

 

bhuu.ns

 

bhuulnaa

miss

bidnaa

 

biraajnaa

preside, sit, take a seat

biraanaa

jeer, jibe, mock, tease, vex

buniyaadii

fundamental, primary, basic, principal

burj

tower, turret, dome, bastion

chaabukii

rope, hunter

chaal

a kind of very small fish

chaalii

a frame of bamboo

chahl-e-minaar

forty towers, name of the ruined city of Persepolis

charaaGaa.n

display of lights, illumination, illuminating of lamps

chaTkaa

funeral pile, place where corpses are burnt

chhaTvaa.n

rejected

chii.nd

 

chiraa

 

dal

horde, large army, crowd

dareG

regret, sorrow, grief, vexation

darmiyaanii

 

dauniyaat

 

Dhaabar

rubbish, dirt, filth

dhaat

matter

dhan

 

Dol

Bucket

Dor

rein

e'tiraazii

objectionable

farq

difference, distinction, different

ga.Donaa

 

gajgajaanaa

be crowded, be full of activity

garmaa-garam

piping hot

gat karnaa

beat severely

ghaat karnaa

to kill

girnaa

demolish, knock down, fall, drop, sink, to be spit, be reduced or degraded, bring oneself down, be very greedy or mean, be brought low, to fall from an esteemed position, tumble down, swoon down (upon), to drop dead, abort (of a fetus), attack (of disease or army)

go.D-manDaan

 

gudaaz

dissolved, molten, melted, soft and plump, gentle, tender

guft-o-shuniid

 

guthnaa

be plaited, be threaded,wrestle, fight

harkat denaa

put a diacritical mark (over or under a letter)

hauz-KHaana

 

havaa.ii

aerial, air, wind-borne, windy, idle, vain, swift, inconstant, capricious, flighty, ambitious

hayaat

life, existence

hayaatii

life, existence

hil jaanaa

be agitated, tremble with fear, be unstable, be shaken, become intimate, have familiarity

hind

India, undivided India, Indian subcontinent

hinduu

a native of India who believes in the Hin. triad

ho aanaa

return after visit to

ho guzarnaa

(of a dead personality) to have lived once

huquuq

rights, dues, laws, privileges

ibrii

 

iKHtiyaar karnaa

to choose, elect, adopt, to observe, approve of

illaa

If not, otherwise, besides, except, moreover

inhiraafii

related to denial, turning (from/ against), shunning, deflection, declension, declination (of a heavenly body),

inho.n

third person who is close or nearby, this person, these people

iqliim

continent

is

this

jaa.nk.Daa

 

jaanaa

be deprived of (a thing or person), be stolen, be lost, be wasted, be ruined, go, pass, reach, set out, depart, pass away, know, understand, trust, believe

jaan-sipaar

Handling one's life into the hands of other

japnaa

to recite (the bead-roll), to make mention of.

jatan

carefully, cautiously

jharnaa

bath-shower, watering can

jog

addition, sum total, application of a remedy, cure, conjunction, lucky conjuncture, consequence, result, fixing (an arrow or other weapon), mixture, combination, juncture, joining, uniting, connection, union, fortunate moment, opportunity, occasion, method, mode, manner, means,propriety, suitability, fitness

jotii

ploughed

ju.Dnaa

 

juhhaal

ignoramuses, fools, simpletons, ignorant people, unlettered ones

ka.Dak

a loud cracking sound

ka.Dkaa

exploded, thundered, roll of thunder, very loud noise (of joy or triumph)

ka.Dvaa

(of a person) rude, acrid, harsh, cruel

kaafir honaa

 

kaajan

 

kaalaa

any black snake, usually a cobra, black man, property, goods, assets

kaalii

Hindu goddess Kali

kad

a house, a den, a cavern, habitation, retreat

kadam

a kind of fragrant grass

kajlaa

blackish, black

kas

individual, man, anyone, person

kasanaa

tie, to tighten

KHazraa

green, greenish

KHudaa.ii

 

KHurda

small, fine, minute, crumb

khuu.nTii

central pin (of a hand-mill), clothes peg, hanger, knob (of guitar), root of the hair, stubble (of beard)

kidhar

 

kifaayat karnaa

economize

kiilii

key

kin

what? who? which?

kursii

a town near Lucknow, inhabitants of which were considered stupid

kyaa faa.eda

 

la.Dnaa

fight, quarrel, wrangle, squabble, collide with, meet (eyes), coincide (thought, etc.),

laahii

 

laanaa

apply, use, present

lakkhan

corr. of lakshaṇ-indications, tokens, character

luch

bare, stark, naked

ma.ngal

good luck, auspiciousness

mad.haanii

 

mahaal

 

mahtaabii

a kind of firework having blue light, brocade, open high terrace

maidaan

area, sphere

mail paka.Dnaa

 

maimuun

ape, gorilla, monkey

majaal

strength, power, authority, ability, courage, opportunity, room

majaazii-KHudaa

husband

makaan

a place

maKHmuurii

 

manDaan

existence

mangisar

the ninth month of Bikrami calendar corresponding to November- December

mannaa

 

marammat karnaa

improve, retouch, repair, renovate, ameliorate, reform, set or put right

marGuub

attractive, favourite, preferred, pleasant

mastuurii

concealment, chastity, modesty, women

maz.har

theater, stage

melaa karnaa

to hold a fair, to convene co-religionists for religious ceremonies or obsequies, to go to a fair

miir

a common title of Sayyeds, a title by which Sayyeds are addressed, chief, head, leader, the king

mirriiKH

(Chemic) iron

mu.nh-phaT

loud mouth, babbling

mubaalaGa

exaggeration, boasts, hyperbole

mufrad

(Metaphorically) solitary, alone

muGiilaa.n

the Egyptian or Arabian thorn, a species of Mimosa or Acacia (babul, kikar, which, as is the mugilan, are believed to be haunted by evil spirits)

muhaddas

 

mukh

mouth, face, opening

mulaahaza

 

mustaa'riba

One not a pure Arab, one who has become an inhabitant of desert

mustajaabii

accepted, agreeable, given ear to, heard, granted-prayers etc

mustaqbil

future, time ahead, future tense

muul

generation, name of the nineteenth lunar mansion, root, origin, source, square root, stock or capital, principal, text, the original text

muutaarii

 

naa.De

 

naa.Dii dekhnaa

 

naakii

 

naam-zadii

 

naar-phul

 

naasik

name of city, India

naasikaa

nose, nostril, trunk (of an elephant), proboscis

naavaa.n

 

namaariq

pillow, the mattress that holds between the rider and the saddle

namaaz qazaa honaa

 

namakii

 

naubat bajnaa

(drum) to be beaten, (hour) to be announced with beat of drum, to be beaten (at stated hours)

nau-KHez

newly grown, new-arisen, newly born, very fresh, newly sprung up, fresh sprung up, tender

naulii

 

nau-ras

newly-mellowed fruit

neza-daar

armed with a spear, spearman

niba.Dnaa

be accomplished, be done with, be finished, completed or concluded, come to an end, be decided, be settled

nibh

fulfil, stand by

nidaa honaa

 

nikaas

outskirts, outer boundaries of town or village, suburbs

nirbisii

a fragrant plant whose leaves resemble ginger leaves

niyaarnaa

 

nuuh

the patriarch or Prophet Noah

paa.nv maarnaa

 

paakii

cleanliness, purity, chastity, neatness

pachhaa.Dnaa

to give (one) a fall in wrestling , to throw down on the back, to defeat someone in a combat

palkaa.n

eyelashes

parvaan

the yard of a sail

pasaarnaa

to spread (legs)

pesh honaa

 

peshvaa.ii

leadership

phaa.D

fissure, crack, split, rent, crevice

phaa.ndnaa

leap or jump, climb, across or over, catch with a noose, entrap, entangle

phaa.nknaa

chuck into the mouth from the palm of the hand (of medicine, etc.), swallow without chewing, open, to part, slice,spend (money) extravagantly, to read out reluctantly or aimlessly,

phaa.nTaa

branch of a tree

phal jaanaa

 

phulaanaa

inflate, fatten cause to swell

pi.nkii

the condition of intoxication, which is caused by eating opium, being in a sleepy state

pichhaa.Dii

behind, at the rear side, after the departure of

pilak

 

piran

(Classic) affection, love

pratham

foremost, first, initial, earliest, primary

purkhaa

ancestor, forefather, progenitor

purza

a short fine thread on the surface of a cloth, nap, a small piece of paper, a brief letter, part of a machine, spare part, piece, bit, scrap, very fine soft feather of a bird, down

puuraa

full, whole, entire, complete, uncut, accomplished, undivided

qaabil

clever, competent, skilful, qualified, trained, educated

qaa'eda

 

qaasir

unable, impotent, deficient, failing

qadam maarnaa

try, endeavor, seek, move or walk fast, get engaged in some activity, decide to do something

qirtaas

paper

quluub

hearts

qurbaanii karnaa

to sacrifice

rivaaj

being vendible, being in great demand, being current, being vendible, in great demand, or selling well (goods, implying a difficulty of sale)

ruup

outward appearance or phenomenon, form, figure, shape, appearance, semblance, image, representation, picture

sa.nkalp

volition, will, wish, desire

saafa

 

saafii

cloth to hold a hot pot or kettle, wiper, duster, filter, strainer

saatii

companion

sabr denaa

 

sadaa

 

sakhnii

one of the four kinds of women according to Hindi Kama-shastra

salaa.ii

a piece of long metallic needle, a rounded metallic, thin and small bar

sanad

order, decree, written authority

sangiin

stony, of stone, made of stone

sar baa.ndhnaa

 

sarKHail

Army: the one who is the leader of ten riders

shabiina

nocturnal, nightly

shaKH

hard ground, especially on the summit or at the skirt of a mountain

shauqo.n

by way of passion or fun

shumaarii

act of counting, counting, numbering

shumuul

(Ancient) woolen clothe

sifaat

attribute, praise, qualities

sikka

coin

sirii

head (of slaughtered animal) as food, the head (especially when severed from the trunk)

sulh karnaa

to make peace (between), to reconcile

suuba

subah, sooba, province

suukhnaa

dry, wither, evaporate to dryness, to wilt, wither, dwindle, shrivel, become thin or emaciated

taa.ngar

 

taa'liiq

attachment, footnote, hanging, suspension, imitation, resemblance

tadfiinii kamra

 

tah baiThnaa

 

tairnaa

to swim, float

tapancha

pistol, revolver

Tappaa

a mode (in music)

Thaar

snow, frost

tul

weigh, equal, alike, similar

Tumnaa

 

tund

hot-tempered, harsh, fierce, furious, violent, rough

u.Dgan

 

u.Dhnaa

 

u.Dii

flew

u.Dte baKHto.n kii

 

udaas

sad, dejected, sorrowful, melancholic, depressed, grieved, sombre, crestfallen

udaasaa

bedding of beggars or mendicants

ughaanaa

collect or realise (money)

ujaa.D

desolate, deserted, depopulated, devastation, wasteland, wilderness

ulaT

inverse, reverse, opposite, contrary, overturning

unho.n

third person who is far away, that person, those people

upaj

original idea, flight of fancy, invention, innovation

utaaraa honaa

 

utaaruu

prepared, bent upon,sloping, inclined

vafaadaarii

faithfulness, loyalty, allegiance, sincerity, constancy

vaGaira

etcetera, etc., and so forth, and others

vidhaan

legislative

visaal honaa

 

yadaa

 

yadaa-kadaa

 

yak-dam

suddenly

yaKH

ice, freezing, cold

yojan

 

zaar

fertile land

zaat-il-buruuj

 

zahhaak

name of a very cruel Persian king

zarb

blow, beating, strike, multiplication, impression, loss, damage, stamping of coins

zavaa.id

superfluities

zinhaarii

refuge, promiser

zuu-funuun

artful, crafty, donning many hats

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