बल

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit बल (bala), from Proto-Indo-European *bel- (power, strength).

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Noun[edit]

बल (balmUrdu spelling بل

  1. strength, force
    एकता में बल है।
    There is strength in unity.
  2. emphasis, stress
    पहले शब्द पर बल देना चाहिए।
    You should lay emphasis on the first word.

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References[edit]

  • बल in Bahri, Hardev (1989), Learners' Hindi-English dictionary (Delhi: Rajpal & Sons)

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bel- (power, strength). Cognates include Ancient Greek βελτίων (beltíōn) and Latin debilis.

Adjective[edit]

बल (balá)

  1. strong, robust
  2. sick

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Noun[edit]

बल (balan

  1. power, strength, might, vigour, force, validity
  2. force or power of articulation
  3. force considered as a sixth organ of action
  4. orce personified as one of the विश्वे-देवाः (viśve-devāḥ)
  5. power of, expertness in (+locative)
  6. stoutness, bulkiness
  7. (in the plural, feminine) military force, troops, an army
  8. shape
  9. body
  10. penis
  11. gum
  12. blood
  13. young shoot
  14. bone

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बल (balam

  1. crow
  2. Crateva adansonii, ( <= Crataeva roxburghii)
  3. half-ripe barley
  4. name of a demon conquered by Indra
  5. name of an elder brother of Krishna
  6. name of a son of Varuna and brother of Sura
  7. name of an attendant on स्कन्द (skanda)
  8. name of a son of अङ्गिरस् (aṅgiras)
  9. name of a son of परिक्षित् (parikṣit)
  10. name of a son of परिजात्र (parijātra)
  11. name of a son of Krishna
  12. name of a lexicographer (also written वल (vala))
  13. name of a horse of the Moon

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बल (balán

  1. cavern

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