इच्छा

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit इच्छा (icchā).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ɪt͡ʃ.t͡ʃʰɑː/, [ɪt̚.t͡ʃʰäː]

Noun[edit]

इच्छा (icchāf (Urdu spelling اچها‎)

  1. desire, will, wish
    मेरी इच्छा है कि मेरी मृत्यु के बाद, यह घर बेचा जाए।
    merī icchā hai ki merī mŕtyu ke bād, yah ghar becā jāe.
    It is my desire that this house be sold after I die.

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Pali[edit]

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Noun[edit]

इच्छा f

  1. desire, wish
  2. longing

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root इष् (iṣ, to wish), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eys-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

इच्छा (icchāf

  1. wish, desire, inclination
    Synonyms: काम (kāma), कामना (kāmanā)
  2. (mathematics) a question or a problem
  3. (grammar) the desiderative form

Declension[edit]

Feminine ā-stem declension of इच्छा (icchā)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative इच्छा
icchā
इच्छे
icche
इच्छाः
icchāḥ
Vocative इच्छे
icche
इच्छे
icche
इच्छाः
icchāḥ
Accusative इच्छाम्
icchām
इच्छे
icche
इच्छाः
icchāḥ
Instrumental इच्छया / इच्छा¹
icchayā / icchā¹
इच्छाभ्याम्
icchābhyām
इच्छाभिः
icchābhiḥ
Dative इच्छायै
icchāyai
इच्छाभ्याम्
icchābhyām
इच्छाभ्यः
icchābhyaḥ
Ablative इच्छायाः
icchāyāḥ
इच्छाभ्याम्
icchābhyām
इच्छाभ्यः
icchābhyaḥ
Genitive इच्छायाः
icchāyāḥ
इच्छयोः
icchayoḥ
इच्छानाम्
icchānām
Locative इच्छायाम्
icchāyām
इच्छयोः
icchayoḥ
इच्छासु
icchāsu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

Descendants[edit]

  • Hindi: इच्छा (icchā)
  • Rajasthani: चा ()
  • Telugu: ఇచ్ఛ (iccha)
  • Thai: อิจฉา (ìt-chǎa, to envy)

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