इब

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Old Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps (i, this) +‎ अब (aba, marker of time in adverbs).[1]

Adverb[edit]

इब (iba)[2]

  1. now, at this time
    • c. 1450 – 1520, Ravidas
      भणैं रैदास उदास ताही थैं, इब कछू मोपैं करी न जाई।
      आपौ खोयां भगति होत है, तब रहै अंतरि उरझाई॥
      bhaṇaiṃ raidāsa udāsa tāhī thaiṃ, iba kachū mopaiṃ karī na jāī.
      āpau khoyāṃ bhagati hota hai, taba rahai aṃtari urajhāī.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jaroslav Strnad (2013) Morphology and Syntax of Old Hindī : Edition and Analysis of One Hundred Kabīr Vānī Poems From Rājasthān (Brill's Indological Library; 45), Leiden, OCLC 853683653, page 281
  2. ^ Syamasundara Dasa (1965-1975), “इब”, in Hindi Sabdasagara [Comprehensive Hindi Dictionary] (in Hindi), Kashi [Varanasi]: Nagari Pracarini Sabha