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Metal Names in Hindi for English Readers

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The metals are an important constituent of life. We use different kinds of metals for different purposes according to their properties. Here we will discuss the names used for different metals in the Hindi language.

Originally, the Hindi is written with Devanagari script, but the Hindi names of the metals have also been provided in the Roman script in this article for the ease of understanding by English readers.

English Name for the MetalHindi Name for the Metal (Roman script)Hindi Name for the Metal (Devanagari script)

Iron

Lohaa

लोहा

Copper

Taambaa

ताँबा

Gold

Sonaa

सोना

Silver

Chaandi

चाँदी

Steel

Ispaat

इस्पात

Lead

Seesaa

सीसा

Zinc

Jastaa

जस्ता

Bell Metal

Kaansaa

काँसा

Brass

Peetal

पीतल

Bronze

Kaansya

कांस्य

Mercury

Paaraa

पारा

Tin

Raangaa

राँगा

Iron

Iron is called lohaa in Hindi. It is written as लोहा in Hindi.

Iron|Lohaa|लोहा

Iron|Lohaa|लोहा

Copper

The name for copper in Hindi is taambaa. It is written as ताँबा in Hindi.

Copper|Taambaa|ताँबा

Copper|Taambaa|ताँबा

Gold

The Hindi name for gold is sonaa. It is written as सोना in Hindi.

Gold|Sonaa|सोना

Gold|Sonaa|सोना

Silver

The name for silver in Hindi is chaandi. It is written as चाँदी in Hindi.

Silver|Chaandi|चाँदी

Silver|Chaandi|चाँदी

Steel

Steel is called ispaat in Hindi. It is written as इस्पात in Hindi.

Steel|Ispaat|इस्पात

Steel|Ispaat|इस्पात

Lead

Lead is called seesaa in Hindi. It is written as सीसा in Hindi.

Lead|Seesaa|सीसा

Lead|Seesaa|सीसा

Zinc

The name for zinc in Hindi is jastaa. It is written as जस्ता in Hindi.

Zinc|Jastaa|जस्ता

Zinc|Jastaa|जस्ता

Bell metal

The Hindi name for bell metal is kaansaa. It is written as काँसा in Hindi.

Bellmetal|Kaansaa|इस्पात

Bellmetal|Kaansaa|इस्पात

Brass

The name for brass in Hindi is peetal. It is written as पीतल in Hindi.

Brass|Peetal|पीतल

Brass|Peetal|पीतल

Bronze

The Hindi name for bronze is kaansya. It is written as कांस्य in Hindi.

Bronze|Kaansya|कांस्य

Bronze|Kaansya|कांस्य

Mercury

The Hindi name for mercury metal is paaraa. It is written as पारा in Hindi.

Mercury|Paaraa|पारा

Mercury|Paaraa|पारा

Tin

The name for tin in Hindi is raangaa. It is written as राँगा in Hindi.

Tin|Raangaa|राँगा

Tin|Raangaa|राँगा

It's quiz time now!

For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.

  1. Iron is called ispaat in Hindi.
    • True
    • False
  2. The Hindi name for copper is taambaa.
    • True
    • False
  3. What is the name for zinc in Hindi?
    • Kaansaa
    • Jastaa
  4. What would you call the bell metal in Hindi?
    • Kaansaa
    • Kaansya
  5. ................... is the Hindi name for mercury metal. (fill in the blank)
    • Paaraa
    • Lohaa
  6. .................. is the name for gold in Hindi. (fill in the blank)
    • Chaandi
    • Sonaa
  7. Brass is called peetal in Hindi.
    • True
    • False

Answer Key

  1. False
  2. True
  3. Jastaa
  4. Kaansaa
  5. Paaraa
  6. Sonaa
  7. True

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