بھوک

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See also: تھوک

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀩𑀼𑀪𑀼𑀓𑁆𑀔𑀸 (bubhukkhā), from Sanskrit बुभुक्षा (bubhukṣā). Cognate with Punjabi ਭੁੱਖ (bhukkha) / بُھکّھ(bhukkh), Marathi भूक (bhūk), Gujarati ભૂખ (bhūkh), Bengali ভুখ (bhukh). Doublet of بُبُھکْشَا(bubhukṣā).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

بُھوک (bhūkf (Hindi spelling भूख)

  1. appetite, hunger
    کْیَا تُمْہیں بُھوک لَگِی ہَے ؟‎‎
    kyā tumhẽ bhūk lagī hai?
    Are you hungry?
  2. craving (for food)
    Synonym: اِشْتِہَا(ištehā)

Declension[edit]

Declension of بھوک
singular plural
direct بُھوک(bhūk) بُھوکیں(bhūkẽ)
oblique بُھوک(bhūk) بُھوکوں(bhūkõ)
vocative بُھوک(bhūk) بُھوکو(bhūko)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Qureshi, Bashir Ahmad, “بهوک”, in Kitabistan's 20th Century Standard Dictionary‎, Lahore: Kitabistan Pub. Co., 1971
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985) , “bubhukṣā(9286)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press.