بنا

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Arabic[edit]

Verb[edit]

بِنَّا (binnā) (form I)

  1. first-person plural past active of بَانَ(bāna)

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic بِنَاء(bināʾ).

Noun[edit]

بنا (bina)

  1. building

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic بِنَاء(bināʾ, building).

Noun[edit]

بنا (benâ)

  1. building

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic بَنَّاء(bannāʾ, builder).

Noun[edit]

بنا (bannâ)

  1. bricklayer

References[edit]


Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀯𑀺𑀡𑀸 (viṇā), from Sanskrit विना (vínā). Doublet of وِنَا(vinā), a tatsama. Cognate with Punjabi ਬਿਨ (bin) / بِن‎(bin‎), Mewari वना (vanā) Kachchi વિણ- (viṇa-), Marathi बिन- (bin-).

Preposition[edit]

بِنا (binā) (Hindi spelling बिना‎) (postposition and preposition)

  1. without, prepared without

Derived terms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • بِنا(binā) is one of the few Urdu prepositions.

References[edit]

  • Qureshi, Bashir Ahmad, “بن”, in Kitabistan's 20th Century Standard Dictionary‎, Lahore: Kitabistan Pub. Co., 1971
  • McGregor, Ronald Stuart, “बिना”, in The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press, 1993
  • Platts, John Thompson, “بنا”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co., 1884
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley, “vínā(11772)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press, 1969–1985.