ބަސް

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Dhivehi[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sanskrit भाषा (bhā́ṣā). Compare Konkani भास (bhās).

Noun[edit]

ބަސް (bas) (plural ބަސްތައް(bastak̊))

  1. language
  2. word

References[edit]

  • Hassan Ahmed Maniku, “ބަސް”, in A Concise Etymological Vocabulary of Dhivehi Language[1], Colombo: The Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka, 2000
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley, “bhāṣā(9479)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press, 1969–1985