आयु

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Sanskrit आयु (āyu).

Noun[edit]

आयु (āyuf (Urdu spelling آیو)

  1. age
  2. lifetime
  3. duration or period of life
    वह आयु में बूढ़ा नहीं है
    vah āyu mẽ būṛhā nahī̃ hai.
    He is not old in age.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • John T. Platts (accessed 08-05-2012), “A Dictionary of Urdu, Classical Hindi, and English”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1]
  • Hardev Bahri (accessed 08-05-2012), “Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[2]

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root (i, to go).

Adjective[edit]

आयु (āyu)

  1. living, going, moveable

Noun[edit]

आयु (āyum

  1. man, a living being
  2. mankind, human race
  3. living beings taken collectively
  4. the first man
  5. life, duration of life
  6. wind (see वायु (vāyu))
  7. a son, descendant, offspring
  8. The son of Purūravas and Urvaśī

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Vaman Shivaram Apte (accessed 08-05-2012), “The Practical Sanskrit-English Dictionary”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[3]