Aadhar is first-ever Oxford Dictionaries Hindi Word of the Year

ANI | Updated: Jan 28, 2018 02:37 IST

New Delhi [India], Jan 28 (ANI): The Oxford Dictionaries has announced 'Aadhar' as the Hindi Word of the Year for 2017.

The Word of the Year was formally announced on Saturday at the Jaipur Literature Festival.

The official Twiter handle of Oxford Dictionaries wrote, "After reviewing the hundreds of public suggestions received, and consulting the opinions of an advisory panel of language experts, Oxford Dictionaries has chosen its first ever Hindi Word of the Year: aadhaar."

Oxford Dictionaries had called on Hindi speakers across the country to help choose the word which should reflect the ethos, mood, or preoccupations of the year. (ANI)