आशा

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See also: आशु

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit आशा (āśā). Compare आस (ās).

Noun[edit]

आशा (āśāf (Urdu spelling آشا‎)

  1. hope
    आशा करता हूँ कि आज बर्फ पड़ेगी।
    āśā kartā hū̃ ki āj barph paṛegī.
    I hope it will snow today.
    वे उसे फिर देखने की आशा में खड़े थे।
    ve use phir dekhne kī āśā mẽ khaṛe the.
    They were standing in the hope of seeing him again.

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Hardev Bahri (accessed 11-5-2012), “Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[2]

Sanskrit[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

आशा (āśā́f

  1. hope, expectation
  2. desire, wish, prospect
Declension[edit]
Feminine ā-stem declension of आशा (āśā́)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative आशा
āśā́
आशे
āśé
आशाः
āśā́ḥ
Vocative आशे
ā́śe
आशे
ā́śe
आशाः
ā́śāḥ
Accusative आशाम्
āśā́m
आशे
āśé
आशाः
āśā́ḥ
Instrumental आशया / आशा¹
āśáyā / āśā́¹
आशाभ्याम्
āśā́bhyām
आशाभिः
āśā́bhiḥ
Dative आशायै
āśā́yai
आशाभ्याम्
āśā́bhyām
आशाभ्यः
āśā́bhyaḥ
Ablative आशायाः
āśā́yāḥ
आशाभ्याम्
āśā́bhyām
आशाभ्यः
āśā́bhyaḥ
Genitive आशायाः
āśā́yāḥ
आशयोः
āśáyoḥ
आशानाम्
āśā́nām
Locative आशायाम्
āśā́yām
आशयोः
āśáyoḥ
आशासु
āśā́su
Notes
  • ¹Vedic
Descendants[edit]
  • Sauraseni Prakrit: 𑀆𑀲𑀸 (āsā)
    • Hindustani:
      Hindi: आस (ās)
      Urdu: آس(ās)
  • Cebuano: asa
  • Hindi: आशा (āśā)
  • Lambadi: aasaa
  • Malay: asa
    • Indonesian: asa
  • Tagalog: asa
  • Telugu: ఆశ (āśa)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *ā́śā, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *ā́ćā ~ *aćas (region, area), perhaps from the BMAC substrate. Cognate with Avestan 𐬀𐬯𐬀𐬵(asah).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

आशा (ā́śāf

  1. a celestial quarter of the heavens
Declension[edit]
Feminine ā-stem declension of आशा (ā́śā)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative आशा
ā́śā
आशे
ā́śe
आशाः
ā́śāḥ
Vocative आशे
ā́śe
आशे
ā́śe
आशाः
ā́śāḥ
Accusative आशाम्
ā́śām
आशे
ā́śe
आशाः
ā́śāḥ
Instrumental आशया / आशा¹
ā́śayā / ā́śā¹
आशाभ्याम्
ā́śābhyām
आशाभिः
ā́śābhiḥ
Dative आशायै
ā́śāyai
आशाभ्याम्
ā́śābhyām
आशाभ्यः
ā́śābhyaḥ
Ablative आशायाः
ā́śāyāḥ
आशाभ्याम्
ā́śābhyām
आशाभ्यः
ā́śābhyaḥ
Genitive आशायाः
ā́śāyāḥ
आशयोः
ā́śayoḥ
आशानाम्
ā́śānām
Locative आशायाम्
ā́śāyām
आशयोः
ā́śayoḥ
आशासु
ā́śāsu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lubotsky, Alexander (1999), “The Indo-Iranian substratum”, in Early Contacts between Uralic and Indo-European: Linguistic and Archaeological Considerations[1], Helsinki, page 8