गुहा

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Sanskrit गुहा (gúhā).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ɡʊ.ɦɑː/, [ɡʊ.ɦäː]

Noun[edit]

गुहा (guhāf (Urdu spelling گہا‎)

  1. (geography) grotto
  2. (anatomy) cavity

Declension[edit]


Sanskrit[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root गुह् (guh, to hide, conceal), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *gʰawȷ́ʰ- (to hide, conceal). See गूहति (gū́hati) for cognates.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

गुहा (gúhāf

  1. hiding place, cave, cavern

Declension[edit]

Feminine ā-stem declension of गुहा (gúhā)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative गुहा
gúhā
गुहे
gúhe
गुहाः
gúhāḥ
Vocative गुहे
gúhe
गुहे
gúhe
गुहाः
gúhāḥ
Accusative गुहाम्
gúhām
गुहे
gúhe
गुहाः
gúhāḥ
Instrumental गुहया / गुहा¹
gúhayā / gúhā¹
गुहाभ्याम्
gúhābhyām
गुहाभिः
gúhābhiḥ
Dative गुहायै
gúhāyai
गुहाभ्याम्
gúhābhyām
गुहाभ्यः
gúhābhyaḥ
Ablative गुहायाः
gúhāyāḥ
गुहाभ्याम्
gúhābhyām
गुहाभ्यः
gúhābhyaḥ
Genitive गुहायाः
gúhāyāḥ
गुहयोः
gúhayoḥ
गुहानाम्
gúhānām
Locative गुहायाम्
gúhāyām
गुहयोः
gúhayoḥ
गुहासु
gúhāsu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

Descendants[edit]

  • Pali: guhā
    • Burmese: ဂူ (gu) (learned)
  • Sauraseni Prakrit: [Term?]
  • Assamese: গুহা (guha) (learned)
  • Bengali: গুহা (guha) (learned)
  • → Classical Malay: ݢوا(gua) (learned)
    • Brunei Malay: gua
    • Malay: gua
      • Indonesian: gua
      • Bau Bidayuh: gua
      • Central Melanau: gua
  • → Hindustani:
    Hindi: गुहा (guhā) (learned)
    Urdu: گہا(guhā) (learned)
  • Kannada: ಗುಹೆ (guhe) (learned)
  • Malayalam: ഗുഹ (guha) (learned)
  • Marathi: गुहा (guhā) (learned)
  • Nepali: गुहा (guhā) (learned)
  • Old Javanese: [script needed] (guhā) (learned)
  • Old Tamil: [Term?]
  • Oriya: ଗୁହା (guha) (learned)
  • Pre-Angkorian Old Khmer: [script needed] (guhā), [script needed] (guha), [script needed] (gūha) (learned)
  • Telugu: గుహ (guha) (learned)