गरज

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See also: गिरजा

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit गर्जन (garjana).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ɡə.ɾəd͡ʒ/, [ɡɐ.ɾɐd͡ʒ]

Noun[edit]

गरज (garajf (Urdu spelling گَرَج)

  1. thunder
  2. roar

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Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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 (1857), “गरज”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press
  • Shridhar Ganesh Vaze (1911), “गरज”, in The Aryabhusan School Dictionary, Poona: Arya-Bhushan Press
  • दाते, यशवंत रामकृष्ण [Date, Yashwant Ramkrishna] (1932-1950), “गरज”, in महाराष्ट्र शब्दकोश (mahārāṣṭra śabdakoś) (in Marathi), पुणे [Pune]: महाराष्ट्र कोशमंडळ (mahārāṣṭra kośmaṇḍaḷ).