दीर्घ

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit दीर्घ (dīrgha), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *drHgʰa-, from Proto-Indo-European *dlh₁gʰó- (long).

Adjective[edit]

दीर्घ (dīrgh? — Urdu spelling: دیرگھ

  1. long
  2. tall
  3. weighty

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *drHgʰa-, from Proto-Indo-European *dl̥h₁gʰós (long). Cognate with Old Persian 𐎭𐎼𐎥 (darga), Avestan 𐬛𐬀𐬭𐬆𐬔𐬀 (darǝga-, long), Latin longus, Old Church Slavonic дльгъ (dlĭgŭ).

Adjective[edit]

दीर्घ (dīrghá)

  1. long (in space and time)
  2. lofty, high, tall
  3. deep
  4. (phonetics, prosody) long

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Noun[edit]

दीर्घ (dīrghám

  1. (phonology) long vowel
  2. camel
  3. a mystical N. of the letter (a)
  4. the 5th or 6th or 7th or 8th sign of the Zodiac
  5. (botany) a kind of plant
  6. a mystical N. of the letter (na)

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

दीर्घ (dīrghán

  1. a species of grass
  2. Name of a sāman

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

Monier Monier-Williams, "Sanskrit-English Dictionary", URL accessed on 2008-02-07.