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Important Synonyms in Hindi Posted by on Sep 9, 2012 in Hindi Language

In Hindi, there are some synonyms which keep on repeating and repeating and must be learnt in order to understand the context of the conversation or literature. Some of the nouns and their synonyms are also used to name a child i.e. a girl (Nisha, Komal) or boy (Surya, Anand) and could be used to understand the entomology of a word.

Let me share some of the important synonyms in Hindi with you. The synonyms are given in Devanagari script as well as the romanized script in italic. English translations are also given in the respective brackets. Hope you’ll learn some new vocabulary through these synonyms.

1. ईश्वर (Ishwar – God) =  भगवान् (Bhagvaan), परमात्मा (Parmaatma), जगदीश (Jagdish)

2. आनंद (Anand – Happiness) = उल्लास (Ullaas), प्रसन्नता (Prasannta), हर्ष (Harsh)

3. कोमल (Komal – Soft) = नर्म (Narm), मुलायम (Mulayam)

4. घर (Ghar – Home) = भवन (Bhavan), सदन (Sadan), गृह (Ghrah)

5. इच्छा (Iccha – Desire) = कामना (Kaamana), लालसा (Laalasa), अभिलाषा (Abhilaasha)

6. दिन (DinDay) = दिवस (Divas), वार (Vaar), वासर (Vaasar)

6. शरीर (Sharir – Body) = तन (Tan), देह (Deh), काया (Kaaya)

7. अपमान (Apamaan – Insult) = निरादर (Niraadar), तिरस्कार (Tiraskaar),

8. अवहेलना (Avahelana) = अपमान (Apmaan), तिरस्कार (Tiraskaar), निरादर (Niraadar)

9. माता (Mata – Mother) = माँ (Maa), अम्बा (Amba), जननी (Janani)

10.प्रकाश (Prakash – Light) = चमक (Chamak), प्रभा (Prabha), ज्योति (Jyoti)

11.स्त्री (Stri – Woman) = महिला (Mahila), औरत (Aaurat), नारी (Naari)

12.पुत्र (Putr – Son) = बेटा (Beta), सुत (Sut)

13.नेत्र (Natr – Eye) = आँख (Aankh), नयन (Nayan), चक्षु (Chakshu)

14.रात (Raat – Night) = निशा (Nisha), रात्रि (Raatri), रजनी (Rajani)

15.सूर्य (Surya – Sun) = सूरज (Suraj), रवि (Ravi), दिनकर (Dinkar)

16.मनुष्य (Manushy – Human Being) = जन (Jan), मानव (Maanav)

17.मित्र (Mitr – Friend) = दोस्त (Dost), मीत (Mit), सखा (Sakha)

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Nitin Kumar is a native Hindi speaker from New Delhi, India. His education qualification include Masters in Robotics and Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering. Currently, he is working in the Research and Development in Robotics in Germany. He is avid language learner with varied level of proficiency in English, German, Spanish, and Japanese. He wish to learn French one day. His passion for languages motivated him to share his mother tongue, Hindi, and culture and traditions associated with its speakers. He has been working with Transparent Language since 2010 and has written over 430 blogs on various topics on Hindi language and India, its culture and traditions. He is also the Administrator for Hindi Facebook page which has a community of over 330,000 members.


  1. Chitra Gupta:

    no. 8 synonyms- anaadar,tiraskaar,upeksha,avegya

    • Nitin Kumar:

      @Chitra Gupta Dhanyaavaad Chitraji for pointing the typo. I have updated the synonyms for the word.