गर्भवती

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit गर्भवती (garbhavatī), from गर्भ (garbha) +‎ -वत् (-vat), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʷelbʰ- (womb).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ɡəɾ.bʱʋə.t̪iː/, /ɡəɾ.bʱᵊ.ʋə.t̪iː/

Adjective[edit]

गर्भवती (garbhvatī or garbhavatī) (indeclinable)

  1. pregnant
    • 1994, Khushwant Singh, Delhi, page 113:
      उसकी एक पसंदीदा प्यारी बेगम थी, जो हर वक़्त गर्भवती रहती थी।
      uskī ek pasandīdā pyārī begam thī, jo har vaqt garbhvatī rahtī thī.
      He had one favorite lovely wife, who was always pregnant.
    Synonym: गर्भिणी (garbhiṇī)