भय

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit भय.

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Noun[edit]

भय (bhaymUrdu spelling بھی

  1. dread, fear
    जब भूत उसके सामने आया, वह भाय से चीत्कार किया।
    When the ghost appeared before him, he shrieked with fear.

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Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

भय (bhayan

  1. (√ भी) fear, alarm dread apprehension
  2. fear of (abl. gen. or comp.) or for (comp.). ( °यात् ind. ‘ from fear ’ ; भयं-√कृ with abl. ‘ to have fear of ’ ; भयं-√दा, ‘ to cause fear, terrify ’)
  3. terror, dismay, danger, peril, distress.
  4. danger from (abl. or comp.) or to, (comp.).
  5. the blossom of Trapa Bispinosa L.

Noun[edit]

भय (bhayam

  1. sickness, disease
  2. Fear personified (as a वसु, a son of निर्-ऋति or नि-कृति, a prince of the यवनs and husband of the daughter of Time) Pur. (also n. ; and f( आ). as a daughter of काल or वैवस्वत, and wife of the राक्षस हेति).

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References[edit]

  • Monier William's Sanskrit-English Dictionary, 2nd Ed. 1899.