कार

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Hindi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Persian کار(kâr), from Middle Persian kʾl (kār). Compare with Sanskrit कार (kāra, tax).

Noun[edit]

कार (kārm (Urdu spelling کار‎)

  1. tax
    आबकारābkārwine-tax
    बिक्री-कारbikrī-kārsales tax
Declension[edit]
Declension of कार
Singular Plural
Direct कार (kār) कार (kār)
Oblique कार (kār) कारों (kārõ)
Vocative कार (kār) कारो (kāro)

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit कार (kāra), from कृ (kṛ).

Noun[edit]

कार (kārm

  1. action, doing
    Synonym: क्रिया (kriyā)
  2. work
    Synonyms: काम (kām), कर्म (karma)
  3. doer
    Synonym: कर्ता (kartā)
Declension[edit]
Declension of कार
Singular Plural
Direct कार (kār) कार (kār)
Oblique कार (kār) कारों (kārõ)
Vocative कार (kār) कारो (kāro)

Etymology 3[edit]

From English car.

Noun[edit]

कार (kārf

  1. car
    Synonym: गाड़ी (gāṛī)
Declension[edit]
Declension of कार
Singular Plural
Direct कार (kār) कारें (kārẽ)
Oblique कार (kār) कारों (kārõ)
Vocative कार (kār) कारो (kāro)

Nepali[edit]

Noun[edit]

कार (kār)

  1. car

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

कार m

  1. Devanagari script form of kāra (“doing”)

Declension[edit]


Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root कृ (kṛ, to make).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

कार (kāram

  1. act, action
  2. Used to designate a letter, a sound or an indeclinable word.
    अकारAkāraThe a sound (or letter).
  3. effort, exertion
  4. determination
  5. religious austerity
  6. husband, master, lord

Inflection[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of कार (kāra)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative कारः
kāraḥ
कारौ
kārau
काराः / कारासः¹
kārāḥ / kārāsaḥ¹
Vocative कार
kāra
कारौ
kārau
काराः / कारासः¹
kārāḥ / kārāsaḥ¹
Accusative कारम्
kāram
कारौ
kārau
कारान्
kārān
Instrumental कारेण
kāreṇa
काराभ्याम्
kārābhyām
कारैः / कारेभिः¹
kāraiḥ / kārebhiḥ¹
Dative काराय
kārāya
काराभ्याम्
kārābhyām
कारेभ्यः
kārebhyaḥ
Ablative कारात्
kārāt
काराभ्याम्
kārābhyām
कारेभ्यः
kārebhyaḥ
Genitive कारस्य
kārasya
कारयोः
kārayoḥ
काराणाम्
kārāṇām
Locative कारे
kāre
कारयोः
kārayoḥ
कारेषु
kāreṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Balinese: ᬓᬵᬭ (kara)
  • Hindi: कार (kār)
  • Nepali: गर (gar)
  • Pali: kāra

Noun[edit]

कार (kāraf

  1. act of worship, song of praise

Inflection[edit]

Feminine ā-stem declension of कार
Nom. sg. कारा (kārā)
Gen. sg. कारायाः (kārāyāḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative कारा (kārā) कारे (kāre) काराः (kārāḥ)
Vocative कारे (kāre) कारे (kāre) काराः (kārāḥ)
Accusative काराम् (kārām) कारे (kāre) काराः (kārāḥ)
Instrumental कारया (kārayā) काराभ्याम् (kārābhyām) काराभिः (kārābhiḥ)
Dative कारायै (kārāyai) काराभ्याम् (kārābhyām) काराभ्यः (kārābhyaḥ)
Ablative कारायाः (kārāyāḥ) काराभ्याम् (kārābhyām) काराभ्यः (kārābhyaḥ)
Genitive कारायाः (kārāyāḥ) कारयोः (kārayoḥ) कारानाम् (kārānām)
Locative कारायाम् (kārāyām) कारयोः (kārayoḥ) कारासु (kārāsu)

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