Meaning of Aadhaar in English:

Aadhaar

noun

mass noun
  • (in India) a national registration system in which individuals are assigned unique twelve-digit numbers for identification purposes.

    ‘the deadlines for linking Aadhaar with other financial services remain unchanged’
    • ‘they might ask for your Aadhaar number to verify your identity’

Pronunciation

Aadhaar

/ɑːdˈhɑː/ /ˈɑːdhɑː/

Origin

From Hindi ādhār, literally ‘foundation’.