गिलास

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from English glass.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

गिलास (gilāsm

  1. glass, tumbler
    • 1865, Paṇḍit Vijayśaṇkar, Padārthvidyāsār[1], page 2:
      [] पानी से भरे हुए गिलास में पत्थर का एक टुकड़ा रख दैं तो पानी उसपत्थर की लंबाई चौड़ाई और मुटाई []
      [] pānī se bhare hue gilās mẽ patthar kā ek ṭukṛā rakh da͠i to pānī usapatthar kī lambāī cauṛāī aur muṭāī []
      [] suppose we put a piece of stone in a glass of water, then that stone's length, width, and breadth []
    Synonym: कप (kap)
  2. (used attributively) glass of
    एक गिलास पानीek gilās pānīa cup of water

Declension[edit]

Declension of गिलास
Singular Plural
Direct गिलास (gilās) गिलास (gilās)
Oblique गिलास (gilās) गिलासों (gilāsõ)
Vocative गिलास (gilās) गिलासो (gilāso)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Persian گیلاس(gilâs), ultimately from Ancient Greek κερᾰ́σῐον (kerásion)

Noun[edit]

गिलास (gilāsm

  1. (fruit) cherry
    Synonyms: आलूबालू (ālūbālū), ओलची (olcī), चेरी (cerī)

References[edit]

  • Syamasundara Dasa (1965–1975), “गिलास”, in Hindi Sabdasagara [Comprehensive Hindi Dictionary] (in Hindi), Kashi [Varanasi]: Nagari Pracarini Sabha.