ऊँचा

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See also: ऊंचा

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀉𑀘𑁆𑀘 (ucca), from Sanskrit उच्च (ucca). Doublet of उच्च (ucc). Cognate to Gujarati ઉંચું (uñcũ), Punjabi ਉੱਚ (ucca), Marathi उंच (uñc), Bengali উঁচু (ũcu).

Doublet of उच्च (ucc), a tatsama.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ũː.t͡ʃɑː/, /uː.t͡ʃɑː/

Adjective[edit]

ऊँचा (ū̃cā)

  1. high, tall, lofty
    तस्वीर को थोड़ा और ऊँचा करो।
    tasvīr ko thoṛā aur ū̃cā karo.
    Move the picture a little higher.
    ऊँचा पहाड़ū̃cā pahāṛtall mountain
    Antonym: नीचा (nīcā)
  2. (figuratively) high-minded, aloof
    ऊँची बातū̃cī bāthigh-minded talk

Declension[edit]

Declension of ऊँचा
Masculine Feminine
Singular Plural Singular Plural
Direct ऊँचा (ū̃cā) ऊँचे (ū̃ce) ऊँची (ū̃cī) ऊँची (ū̃cī)
Oblique ऊँचे (ū̃ce) ऊँचे (ū̃ce) ऊँची (ū̃cī) ऊँची (ū̃cī)
Vocative ऊँचे (ū̃ce) ऊँचे (ū̃ce) ऊँची (ū̃cī) ऊँची (ū̃cī)

Derived terms[edit]