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Similar Looking Hindi Words Posted by on May 31, 2009 in Hindi Language

The following words look similar in spelling, but have very different meanings. See if you can detect the differences in spelling.

कंटक = thorn, कटक = army

खाद = manure, खाघ = food

पक्का = strong, पका = ripe

बद = bad, बंद = closed

बोल = vine, बैल = ox

मंद = slow, मद = intoxication

यत्र = where, यंत्र = machine

मेला = a fair, मैला = dirty

विषद = poisonous, विशद = clear

शम = peace, सम = equal

शौक = fondness, शोक = sorrow

विकाश = display, विकास = development

नियत = appointed, नीयत = intension

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