वचन

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit वचन (vácana)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

वचन (vacanmUrdu spelling وچن

  1. word, utterance
    मेरे तीक्ष्ण वचन सुनकर, वह भाग गया।
    On hearing my harsh words, he ran away.
  2. promise
    वह अपने वचन पर अटल है।
    He is resolute in his promise.

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

Sanskrit[edit]

Adjective[edit]

वचन (vacana)

  1. speaking
  2. eloquent

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

वचन (vacanan

  1. speaking, utterance (Sāṃkhyak.)
  2. pronunciation (Pāṇ., Prāt.)
  3. statement, mention (AitBr., ŚBr., Pāṇ.)
  4. speech, sentence, word (Mn., MBh., etc.)
  5. grammatical rule (Kāś.)
  6. instruction, order (MBh., Kāv., etc.)
  7. sound, voice (APrāt., Megh., Hit.)
  8. (grammar) number (Pāṇ., Vop.)
  9. promise [1]
  10. rumor (L.)
  11. dry ginger (L.)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0912