The Alternative Hindi Dictionary: दादा

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Entry definition

दादा 〈dādā〉 etymology McGregor inferred it to be from Old Indo-Aryan dādda-. Platts gives it as from the Sanskrit तात+कः
noun: {{hi-noun}}
  1. paternal grandfather
  2. respectful address for an older man
  3. (colloquial, pejorative) bully
related terms:
  • दादागिरी 〈dādāgirī〉

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