अच्छा

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Punjabi ਅੱਛਾ (acchā, good), from Sanskrit अच्छ (accha). Displaced native आछा (āchā), from the same source.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ət͡ʃ.t͡ʃʰɑː/

Adjective[edit]

अच्छा (acchā) (Urdu spelling اچھا)

  1. good, nice, fine
    इस साल क्या आप अच्छे थे?
    is sāl kyā āp acche the?
    Were you good this year?
    अच्छा बच्चाacchā baccāgood boy
    अच्छा दिनacchā dingood day
    Synonyms: उत्तम (uttam)
    Antonyms: बुरा (burā), ख़राब (xarāb)
  2. delicious, tasty
    यह खाना बहुत ही अच्छा है!
    yah khānā bahut hī acchā hai!
    This food is quite delicious!
    अच्छी मिठाईacchī miṭhāītasty sweets
    Synonyms: स्वादिष्ट (svādiṣṭ)

Declension[edit]

Declension of अच्छा
masculine feminine
singular plural singular plural
direct अच्छा (acchā) अच्छे (acche) अच्छी (acchī) अच्छी (acchī)
indirect अच्छे (acche) अच्छे (acche) अच्छी (acchī) अच्छी (acchī)
vocative अच्छे (acche) अच्छे (acche) अच्छी (acchī) अच्छी (acchī)

Adverb[edit]

अच्छा (acchā) (Urdu spelling اچھا)

  1. well
    क्या तुमने अच्छा किया?
    kyā tumne acchā kiyā?
    Did you do well?

Interjection[edit]

अच्छा (acchā) (Urdu spelling اچھا)

  1. oh! (often with stress on the final syllable)
    अच्छा! तो मैं सही था!
    acchā! to ma͠i sahī thā!
    Oh! So I was correct!

Descendants[edit]

  • Chinese: 阿差 (ethnic slur for a South Asian) (possibly)