विवाह

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit विवाह (vivāha), from the root verb विवह् (vivah, to marry).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

विवाह (vivāhmUrdu spelling وواہ

  1. marriage, wedding
    इस विवाह ने दोनों परिवारों को जोड़ दिया है।
    This marriage has united the two families.
    आँधी की वजह से, मेरा विवाह स्थगित हो गया।
    Because of the storm, my wedding was postponed.

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References[edit]

  • विवाह in Bahri, Hardev (1989), Learners' Hindi-English dictionary (Delhi: Rajpal & Sons)
  • विवाह in Chaturvedi, Mahendra and Bhola Nath Tiwari (1970), A practical Hindi-English dictionary (Delhi: National Publishing House)

Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

विवाह (vi-vāhám

  1. leading away (of the bride from her father's house), taking a wife, marriage with (+instrumental with or without सह (saha))
  2. a particular kind of wind
  3. vehicle (and "marriage")

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Noun[edit]

विवाह (vi-vāhán

  1. a particularly high number

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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 0987