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4 Directions Name in Hindi for English Readers

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Directions are an important part of our life. We have to keep in mind the directions while commuting from one place to another. In this article we will discuss the names of all directions in the Hindi language.

Direction Names in Hindi and English

Name of the direction in EnglishName of the direction in Hindi(Roman script)Name of the direction in Hindi(Devanagari script)

North

Uttar

उत्तर

South

Dakshin

दक्षिण

East

Poorav

पूर्व

West

Pashchim

पश्चिम

North

The Hindi name for the North direction is Uttar. It is written as उत्तर in Hindi.

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South

The Hindi word for the South direction is Dakshin. It is written as दक्षिण in Hindi.

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East

The East is called Poorav in Hindi. It is written as पूर्व in Hindi.

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West

The Hindi name for the West direction is Pashchim. It is written as पश्चिम in Hindi.

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Combined Directions

The nomenclature of combinations of the directions like North-East, South-West will be same as that in English language.

For example, You will write the direction of North-East as Uttar-Poorav(उत्तर-पूर्व) in Hindi.

It's the quiz time now

For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.

  1. What is the Hindi name for the North directions?
    • Uttar
    • Dakshin
  2. The West is called .............. in Hindi.
    • Pashchim
    • Poorav
  3. The nomenclature of combined directions in Hindi is different from English.
    • True
    • False

Answer Key

  1. Uttar
  2. Pashchim
  3. False

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