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English translation: "son"

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Hindi term or phrase:beta
English translation:"son"
Entered by: satish krishna itikela

08:08 May 4, 2007
Hindi to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature / beta
Hindi term or phrase: beta
I've got numerous hindi words in book I translate and this is one of them. A mother address her daughter this way. A mother addresses her daughter this way
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"son"
Explanation:
The meaning of this word is 'son' but in north india and in some parts of india this word is also used for daughter, because of love and affection towards their child.
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satish krishna itikela
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Local time: 16:04
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5 +7"son"
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"son"


Explanation:
The meaning of this word is 'son' but in north india and in some parts of india this word is also used for daughter, because of love and affection towards their child.

satish krishna itikela
India
Local time: 16:04
Native speaker of: Native in TeluguTelugu, Native in HindiHindi
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
thnx

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Narasimhan Raghavan: Fully
4 mins
  -> Thank you Raghavan.

agree  C.M. Rawal
8 mins
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agree  georgina singh: It could also b used affectionately for other peoples children not necessarily their own.
40 mins
  -> Yes you are right Georgina. Thank you.

agree  Pundora
41 mins
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agree  chopra_2002
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  -> Thank you langclinic.

agree  Ramesh Bhatt
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agree  Shruti Nagar
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