|Hindi to English translations [Non-PRO]|
|Hindi term or phrase: Gandhiji|
|The term is from a text about Mahatma Gandhi.|
I have no idea about native Indian languages. I think it is a variant of his name. Could someone explain it to me?
'Ji' in Hindi or Urdu is a suffix used after the names of respectable persons and elders like father and mother.It is used every day by millions of Indians to address their elders.Hence Gandhiji is but Mahatma Gandhi,father of our nation,addressed reverently and respectfully.
We call mother mataji.Mata means mother.
Pitaji is father.Pita=Father.
Ha-ji samajh gaye?=Did you understand,sir?
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