गाड़ी

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀕𑀟𑁆𑀟 (gaḍḍa), 𑀕𑀟𑁆𑀟𑀻 (gaḍḍī), from Ashokan Prakrit *𑀕𑀸𑀟𑁆𑀟- (*gāḍḍa-); ultimately from Sanskrit गान्त्री (gāntrī),[1] the feminine variant of गन्तृ (gantṛ), a compound of गम् (gam, "to go, move") +‎ -तृ (-tṛ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

गाड़ी (gāṛīf (Urdu spelling گاڑی‎)

  1. car, truck, bus
  2. carriage
  3. cart
  4. train
  5. rail car

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Descendants[edit]

  • Gulf Arabic: قاري(gāri, bicycle)
  • English: gharry
  • Kannada: ಗಾಡಿ (gāḍi)
  • Pashto: ګاډی(gāḍay)
  • Persian: گاری(gâri)
  • Swahili: gari

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dāsa, Śyāmasundara (1965–1975), “gāṛī”, in Hindī Śabdasāgara [lit. Sea of Hindi words] (in Hindi), Kashi [Varanasi]: Nagari Pracarini Sabha