अब

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See also: अंबु and अबे

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sanskrit (a) + एवम् एव (evam eva). Compare जब (jab) and तब (tab).

Adverb[edit]

अब (ab) (Urdu spelling اب‎)

  1. now
    अब क्या करोगे?ab kyā karoge?What will you do now?
  2. after all
    जायज़ है कि घोड़े नहीं उड़ सकते, अब वो कोई पंछी हैं क्या?
    jāyaz hai ki ghoṛe nahī̃ uṛ sakte, ab vo koī pañchī ha͠i kyā?
    It's obvious that horses can't fly, after all they are not birds.

Nepali[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit (a) + एवम् एव (evam eva). Compare अब (ab)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

अब (aba)

  1. now