गहरा

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀕𑀳𑀻𑀭 (gahīra), from Sanskrit गभीर (gabhīrá).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

गहरा (gahrā) (Urdu spelling گہرا)

  1. deep
    खाई दस फुट गहरी थी।
    khāī das phuṭ gahrī thī.
    The ditch was ten feet deep.
    Synonym: गंभीर (gambhīr)
    Antonym: छिछला (chichlā)
  2. close, intimate; secret
    वह मेरा बहुत ही गहरा दोस्त है।
    vah merā bahut hī gahrā dost hai.
    He is my very close friend.
    Synonym: घनिष्ठ (ghaniṣṭh)
  3. dark (in combination with colors)
    पत्तों का रंग गहरा हरा होता है।
    pattõ kā raṅg gahrā harā hotā hai.
    The leaves are dark green in color.

Declension[edit]

Declension of गहरा
Masculine Feminine
Singular Plural Singular Plural
Direct गहरा (gahrā) गहरे (gahre) गहरी (gahrī) गहरी (gahrī)
Oblique गहरे (gahre) गहरे (gahre) गहरी (gahrī) गहरी (gahrī)
Vocative गहरे (gahre) गहरे (gahre) गहरी (gahrī) गहरी (gahrī)

References[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “गहरा”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “गहरा”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.