Definitions

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  • proper n. A female given name used in Hindi-speaking nations.

Etymologies

From Hindi, means "inspiration". (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Shweta Tiwari, aka Prerna of Kasautii Zindagi Kay, has been overexposed in a host of reality shows.

    The Times of India

  • According to Prerna Lal at Change. org, North Carolina community colleges tried to implement a similar ban last year, but repealed it after realizing the law was causing the schools to lose money.

    The Media Consortium: Weekly Diaspora: Schools a Minefield for Undocumented Students After DREAM defeat

  • Prerna Sodhi/The Wall Street Journal A man peels the bark of a twig of the miswak tree, used as a natural toothbrush.

    Life in Nizamuddin Basti

  • Prerna Sodhi/The Wall Street Journal In the picture, a plan of what the park will look life after construction is completed.

    Life in Nizamuddin Basti

  • Prerna Sodhi/The Wall Street Journal At one of the entrances to the Nizamuddin Basti area stands a majestic tree, the base of which has been newly decorated with a mosaic pattern.

    Life in Nizamuddin Basti

  • Prerna Sodhi/The Wall Street Journal The local women of the area asked the planners to place walls around a park here.

    Life in Nizamuddin Basti

  • Prerna Sodhi/The Wall Street Journal The outer park as it should look after the construction is over.

    Life in Nizamuddin Basti

  • Prerna Sodhi/The Wall Street Journal An outer park, which is also under construction, flanks the main road.

    Life in Nizamuddin Basti

  • Prerna Sodhi/The Wall Street Journal The neighborhood, which dates to at least the 14th century, is littered with tomb stones that emerge around every turn, because it's considered auspicious to be buried near the saint's shrine.

    Life in Nizamuddin Basti

  • Prerna Sodhi/The Wall Street Journal The shrine has its own baoli, or step-well, which was believed to have healing powers, but has fallen into disrepair.

    Life in Nizamuddin Basti

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