Hindi translation of elder
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Word forms: elders
Definitions and Translations
The elder of two people is the one who was born first.
उम्र में बड़ा[बड़ी]
⇒ ...his elder brother.
2. countable noun
A person's elder is someone who is older than them.
बड़ा व्यक्ति[बड़ी महिला]
ज्येष्ठ व्यक्ति mn
3. countable noun
In some societies, an elder is one of the respected older people who have influence and authority.
समाज के ज्येष्ठ सदस्य mnIn British English, the adjective elder is usually only used to describe brothers and sisters. ...her elder sister. You use older to talk about the age of other people or things. Elder cannot be followed by than but older can be followed by than. I've got a sister who is older than me.
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Example Sentences Including 'elder'
Old, purple faeces, crammed with blackberry and elder and bits of insects.BEHINDLINGS (2002)
Mrs Roding didn't seem especially encouraged by the prospect of seeing her elder son.In Remembrance of Rose
The elder of the two Canadian customs officers patted his shoulder.High Stand
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'elder' in Other Languages
- Arabic: أَكْبَر سِنّاً
- Brazilian Portuguese: mais idoso mais idosa
- Chinese: 年长的
- Croatian: stariji stariji
- Czech: starší
- Danish: ældre
- Dutch: ouder
- European Spanish: mayor edad
- Finnish: vanhempi johonkuhun verrattuna
- French: plus âgé
- German: älterer ältere, älteres
- Greek: μεγαλύτερος μεγαλύτερηηλικία
- Italian: maggiore
- Japanese: 年上の
- Korean: 손위의
- Norwegian: eldre
- Polish: starszy starsza
- Portuguese: mais velho mais velha
- Romanian: vârstnic vârstnică, vârstnice, vârstnici
- Russian: старший старшая
- Spanish: mayor de más edad
- Swedish: äldre
- Thai: แก่กว่า
- Turkish: daha yaşlı
- Ukrainian: старший
- Vietnamese: lớn hơn
Translation of elder from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary