On This Hindi Divas Let us Know words from Hindi Adapted By Oxford

As India celebrates Hindi Divas today let us acknowledge our national language. Hindi is a language which is spoken by 258 million people around the globe it is the most popular languages of the world. On 14 September 1949 Hindi was officially made the national language of India.

The court in its order said Part XVII of the Constitution deals with Official Language. Under Article 343, official language of the Union has been prescribed, which includes Hindi in Devanagari script and English.

The Oxford dictionary, with every edition, faithfully records all the Indian words absorbed into the English vocabulary. English has accepted words from Hindi. The following is an interesting list.

From Bhelpuri to Curry

अरे यार -Arre yaar

ढाबा-Dhaba

पायजामा-Pyjama

चूड़ीदार-Chudidaar

भेलपूरी- Bhelpuri

कीमा-Keema

पापड़_papad

करी_curry

चटनी_chutney

अवतार-Avatar

चीता-Cheetah

गुरु-Guru

जिमखाना-Gymkhana

जंगल-Jungle

कर्म-Karma

मुगल-Mogul

महाराजा-Maharaja

मंत्र- Mantra

निर्वाण-Nirvana

पंडित-Pundit

ठग-Thug

बरामदा-Varanda

योग-Yoga

On this Hindi Divas let us pledge to respect our National language and be proud of it!

JAI HIND!

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