गरज

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See also: गिरजा

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit गर्जन (garjana).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ɡə.ɾəd͡ʒ/

Noun[edit]

गरज (garajf (Urdu spelling گَرَج‎)

  1. thunder
  2. roar

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Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian غرض(ğaraz), from Arabic غَرَض(ḡaraḍ). Compare Gujarati ગરજ (garaj), Hindi ग़रज़ (ġaraz), Punjabi ਗਰਜ਼ (garaz) / غَرض(ġarz), Bengali গরজ (gôrôj).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

गरज (garajf

  1. need, want
    मला पैशाची गरज आहे.
    malā paiśācī garaj āhe.
    I need money.
    (literally, “To me there is a need of money”)
  2. necessity, exigency

References[edit]

  • Berntsen, Maxine, “गरज”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies, 1982-1983.
  • Molesworth, James Thomas, “गरज”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press, 1857.
  • Shridhar Ganesh Vaze (1911) , “गरज”, in The Aryabhusan School Dictionary, Poona: Arya-Bhushan Press
  • Date, Yasavanta Ramakrshna, “गरज”, in Maharashtra Sabdakosa (in Marathi), Pune: Maharashtra Kosamandala, 1932-1950.