अब्रू

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian ابرو(abru), from Middle Persian [script needed] (blwk' /brūg/), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *bʰrū-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃bʰruH-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

अब्रू (abrūf (Urdu spelling ابرو‎)

  1. (rare) eyebrow
    Synonyms: भौंह (bha͠uh), भृकुटी (bhŕkuṭī)

Declension[edit]


Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian آبرو(âberu), shortened from آبروی(âb-e-ruy). Compare Gujarati આબરૂ (ābarū), Hindi आबरू (ābrū), Bengali আবরু (abru), Punjabi ਆਬਰੂ (ābarū) / آبرو(ābrō).

Noun[edit]

अब्रू (abrūf

  1. honour, reputation
    Synonyms: इज्जत (ijjat), मान (mān), प्रतिष्ठा (pratiṣṭhā)

Declension[edit]

Declension of अब्रू (abrū)
direct
singular
अब्रू
abrū
direct
plural
अब्रू
abru
singular plural
nominative अब्रू
abrū
अब्रू
abru
oblique अब्रू-
abru-
अब्रूं-
abruN-
dative अब्रूला
abrulā
अब्रूंना
abruNnā
ergative अब्रूने
abrune
अब्रूंनी
abruNni
instrumental अब्रूशी
abruśi
अब्रूंशी
abruNśi
locative अब्रूत
abrut
अब्रूंत
abruNt
vocative अब्रू
abru
अब्रूंनो
abruNno
Oblique Note: The oblique case precedes all postpositions.
There is no space between the stem and the postposition.
Dative Note: -स (-sa) is archaic. -ते (-te) is limited to literary usage.
Locative Note: -त (-ta) is a postposition.
Genitive declension of अब्रू
masculine object feminine object neuter object oblique
singular plural singular plural singular* plural
singular subject अब्रूचा
abruċā
अब्रूचे
abruce
अब्रूची
abruci
अब्रूच्या
abruca
अब्रूचे, अब्रूचं
abruce, abruċa
अब्रूची
abruci
अब्रूच्या
abruca
plural subject अब्रूंचा
abruNċā
अब्रूंचे
abruNce
अब्रूंची
abruNci
अब्रूंच्या
abruNca
अब्रूंचे, अब्रूंचं
abruNce, abruNċa
अब्रूंची
abruNci
अब्रूंच्या
abruNca
* Note: Word-final (e) in neuter words is alternatively written with the anusvara and pronounced as (a).
Oblique Note: For most postpostions, the oblique genitive can be optionally inserted between the stem and the postposition.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Berntsen, Maxine, “अब्रू”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies, 1982-1983.
  • Molesworth, James Thomas, “अब्रू”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press, 1857.
  • Date, Yasavanta Ramakrshna, “अब्रू”, in Maharashtra Sabdakosa (in Marathi), Pune: Maharashtra Kosamandala, 1932-1950.