Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as likin.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Lovely colours and such a touching gesture ... lagta nahin hai, lekin mera dil hindustani hi hai!

    Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani......

  • Even the songs written for Indian freedom fighters on our Repbulic day 26 Jan blared Sar Kata Sakte hain lekin Sar Jhuka sakte Nahin..

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  • Who can forget Mere paas na apane baap-dada ki daulat ki nahi ek pai hai aur nahi mujhe chahiye, mere paas agar kuch hain to apane maa ka diya hua aashirwaad, or Main panch lakh ka sauda karne aaya hoon aur mere jeb mein panch photi kaudi bhi nahi hai or Aaj aapke paas aapki sari daulat sahi, lekin aap se bada gareeb maine zindagi mein nahin dekha and many more.

    Trishul

  • I found many desires and yet they aren't enough nikalna KHuld se aadam ka sunte aayaiN haiN lekin bohot be_aabru hokar tere kooche se ham nikle

    Shayari

  • Jannat ki haqeeqat hum ko bhi maloom hai lekin, Ghalib, dil behlane ke liye khayal acchha hai: I, too, know what the reality of paradise is, Ghalib, but the idea is still useful to while away the time.

    Utopia

  • But for the present the results are apt to sound grotesque, when the traveller, who expects a train to start at the appointed time, is told: "_tren late hai, lekin singal down hogaya_" (the train is late, but the signal has been lowered), or the criticism is passed on a popular officer: "_bahut affable hai, lekin hand shake nahín kartá_" (very affable, but doesn't shake hands).

    The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir

  • After the subject had been thoroughly discussed in all its bearings a convention was signed in London, on July 19, 1885, by which the lekin was fixed at eighty taels a chest, in addition to the customs due of thirty taels, and also that the whole of this sum should be paid in the treaty port before the opium was taken out of bond.

    China

  • The levy of the lekin or barrier tax on opium had led to many exactions in the interior which were injurious to the foreign trade and also to the Chinese government, which obtained only the customs duty raised in the port.

    China

  • My samajh sakta lekin bath nahi kar sakta, '' he says.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Ali - Power tau surplus bahut hai (real, electric aur bukchodhee) lekin Sawal Tango ka yeh tha kee bhaiyya - Mango ...

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