गृह

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit गृह ‎(gṛhá), from Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰr̥dʰó, from *ǵʰortós.

Noun[edit]

गृह ‎(gṛham ‎(Urdu spelling گرہ)

  1. house
  2. dwelling
  3. habitation
  4. family

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰr̥dʰó, from *ǵʰortós.

Noun[edit]

गृह ‎(gṛhám

  1. assistant, servant
  2. (m singular and pl., in later language m pl. and n singular) a house, habitation, home
    mṛn-máya gṛhá — house of earth, grave
    adharā́d gṛhá — the lower world
    उषो भद्रेभिरा गहि दिवश्चिद रोचनादधि |
    वहन्त्वरुणप्सव उप तवा सोमिनो गर्हम ||
    uṣo bhadrebhirā ghahi divaścid rocanādadhi |
    vahantvaruṇapsava upa tvā somino gṛham ||
    E'EN from above the sky's bright realm come, Uṣas, by auspicious ways:
    Let red steeds bear thee to the house of him who pours the Soma, juice.
  3. (at the end of a compound, with names of gods) a temple
    चण्डिकागृह ‎(caṇḍikā-gṛha) — a temple of Durgā
    देवतागृह ‎(devatā-gṛha) — temple, chapel
  4. (at the end of a compound, with name of plants) a bower
  5. (in the plural) a house as containing several rooms
  6. the inhabitants of a house, family
  7. wife
  8. householder

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Noun[edit]

गृह ‎(gṛhán

  1. wife
  2. zodiac sign
  3. an astrological mansion
  4. name of the 4th astrological mansion
  5. square (in chess or in any similar game)
  6. name, appellation

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References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 0361