गया

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Hindi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ɡə.jɑː/, [ɡɐ.jäː]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Inherited from Sanskrit गया (gayā).

Proper noun[edit]

गया (gayām (Urdu spelling گیا)

  1. Gaya (a city in Bihar, India)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀕𑀅 (gaa) + Middle Indo-Aryan -𑀓- (-ka-), from Sanskrit गत (gatá, gone).

Verb[edit]

गया (gayā) (Urdu spelling گیا)

  1. inflection of जाना (jānā):
    1. masculine singular perfective participle
    2. masculine singular perfect indicative
    वह घर गयाvah ghar gayā.He went home.

References[edit]

  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “gatá”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press

Sanskrit[edit]

Alternative scripts[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Named after the demon गयासुर (gayāsura) (Gayasura), compare असुर (asura).

Proper noun[edit]

गया (gayā)

  1. Gaya (historical and modern city in India)

References[edit]

  • Mandal, R. B. (1989). Systems of Rural Settlements in Developing Countries. Concept Publishing Company.