‘Nari-Shakti’ is the Oxford Dictionaries Hindi Word of the year for 2018


The Oxford Dictionaries announced that the word ‘Nari Shakti’ which is derived from Sanskrit has been chosen as the Hindi Word of the year for 2018.

The Announcement was made during a session at Jaipur Literature Festival which is being held at Diggi Palace in Jaipur, Rajasthan. ’Nari Shakti’ is made of two words ‘Nari’ and ‘Shakti’, ‘Nari’ means Women and ‘Shakti’ means Power.In 2017, Oxford Dictionaries had chosen ‘Aadhar‘ as the word of the year.

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