Tag: Hindi Word of the Year
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The Oxford Dictionaries Hindi Word of the Year is a word or expression that captures the prevailing ethos, mood, or preoccupations of the passing year and is judged to have lasting potential as a term of cultural significance. Our call to Hindi speakers for their suggestions in November 2018 garnered an enormous response, and together […]more
This week, orcas have been chattering all about hello, bye bye, one two, and Amy, as researchers discovered that killer whales can imitate human speech. On our latest Weekly Word Watch, though, it’s lunar rarities, Hindi winners, and keeping up with Kardashianism: Super blue blood moon There’s a supermoon. There’s a blue moon. There’s a […]more
Last November, Oxford Dictionaries announced its search for a Hindi Word of The Year, calling on speakers of the language to help choose a Hindi word that captures the prevailing ideas, attitudes, and concerns of 2017. After weeks of studying the lexical trends of the past year, reviewing the hundreds of public suggestions received, and […]more