Meera wrote:Serge wrote:jyo159 wrote:Serge wrote:Thanks! I have a new question - I am very interested in the origin of the word सोणिये..
( sanskrit? punjabi? another language? )
It comes from 'सोना' meaning 'gold', which in turn comes from the Sanskrit 'सुवर्ण', meaning the same thing (literally 'good tint'). I'm not sure if it has an equivalent in Punjabi, although I'm pretty sure it is used in Punjabi too. I found it interesting that it is not related to the Russian 'Соня'.
with ण ? maybe from punjabi word सोहणा [soṇā] "beautiful"...?
In Russian "соня" as common noun 1.dormouse ( animal ); 2.sleepy-head,drowsy-head ( about a man/a woman ) ; as proper name - derivative from the name Софья ( Sophia,Sophie)
I think Sona/soniya litteraly means golden. It is used to describe a person whos beautiful, but the actual meaning in goden. However I'm not a native speaker so I might be wrong on this
LondonOwl7 wrote:I love that show! My friends in England seem to only watch Pratigya or Isko Pyar Kya Naam Doon
LondonOwl7 wrote:Sasuraal is my other favourite, I have a habit of picking a serial and watching it until it ends so if a new one starts afterward I don't have time to watch it, I have nothing against Pratigya though lol
http://comedy.rajiv.com/filmi3.htm wrote:"He bhagwan, meri jaan le le, aur mere beti ki jaan bacha de"
(hey god, if it's all the same to you, wanna trade my life
for my daughter's?)
Saim wrote:1) What is the pronunciation of मुंह (mun.h)? The Shabdkosh recording didn't even sound particularly Hindi to me. Is it just "m" and then a nasal "u" (like in tum but nasal)?
And then what's the Urdu way to write it? منہ؟
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