Ji’ is gender-neutral and can be used for as a term of respect for person or relationships. Anglicised spelling, common in autobiography of a yogi in hindi pdf free publications.
To respectfully ask for clarification, “Ji? Ji, on the other hand, is appropriate in all these situations and across genders because it carries no connotations of intimacy. Some people also add an ‘A’ or ‘O’ to this pun as a prefix to give effect as if a person is calling the Bibi-ji, in a typical Indian friendly way used in regional slangs. Upādhyāya” is Sanskrit for “teacher”. How is the honorific ‘ji’ used ? Artur Karp is concerned with the etymology of the honorific —ji, which belongs to the basic vocabulary of Hindi.
Ashraf ʻAlī Thānvī, Barbara Daly Metcalf, pp. Jaan” literally means life and “meri jaan,” which for the sake of an elusive rhyme I have rendered as “my dear,” is a term of endearment common in northern India, which puns on Life and Love. This page was last edited on 11 January 2018, at 17:50. Mostly Vedanta Scholars use swami. Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. This page was last edited on 19 January 2018, at 16:30. Please forward this error screen to md-in-50.