English Meaningactivity involving mental or physical effort done in order to achieve a result
a task or tasks to be undertaken.
a thing or things done or made; the result of an action.
Hindi Synonymsकाम कार्य कर्म निर्माण
UseIt generally means Work and has wide usage. Popular usage is to instruct a person to do work. It is preferable to use substitutes for meaning work, when we are talking to elders or to someone to give respect.
ExampleMarwari - काम करी तो होरो वेई.
English - If you work, you shall progress.
Marwari - जा थारो काम कर.
English - Mind your own work (Mind your own business)
Marwari - आज काला काई काम वेई रो है.
English - How's job (/ business) going on?
In bellow example, we see how to mean work (By skipping the word "Kam ( काम )", when we are talking respectfully.
Marwari - आप काई करी रा.
English - What work are you doing?