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]

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Etymology[edit]

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]

Noun[edit]

गाय (gāyf (Urdu spelling گائے)

  1. cow
  2. (figuratively) a docile person

Declension[edit]

Declension of गाय
Singular Plural
Direct गाय (gāy) गायें (gāyẽ)
Oblique गाय (gāy) गायों (gāyõ)
Vocative गाय (gāy) गायो (gāyo)

Maithili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

गाय (transliteration needed) (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]

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