गाय

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Bhojpuri[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit गो (go), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *gā́wš, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷṓws.

Noun[edit]

गाय (gāyf (Kaithi 𑂏𑂰𑂨)

  1. cow

Hindi[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀕𑀸𑀈 (gāī), 𑀕𑀸𑀯𑀻 (gāvī), from Sanskrit गावी (gāvī), from गो (go, cow), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *gā́wš, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷṓws.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ɡɑːj/, [ɡäːj]

Noun[edit]

गाय (gāyf (Urdu spelling گائے‎)

  1. cow
  2. (figuratively) a docile person

Declension[edit]


Maithili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit गो (go), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *gā́wš, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷṓws.

Noun[edit]

गाय (gāya) (Tirhuta 𑒑𑒰𑒨)

  1. cow

Marathi[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Marathi गाए (gāe), गाय (gāya), गौ (gau), from Sanskrit गो (go, cow).

Noun[edit]

गाय (gāyf

  1. cow

References[edit]

  • Berntsen, Maxine, “गाय”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies, 1982-1983.
  • Molesworth, James Thomas, “गाय”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press, 1857.