घर

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See also: घोर

Dogri[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a metathesized form of Sanskrit गृह (gṛha), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *gʰr̥dʰás, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰr̥dʰós.

Noun[edit]

घर (gharm (Dogra 𑠍𑠤)

  1. house; home

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀖𑀭 (ghara), from a metathesized form of Sanskrit गृह (gṛhá). Doublet of गृह (gŕh).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

घर (gharm (Urdu spelling گھر‎)

  1. house, home; dwelling
    Synonyms: गृह (gŕh), मकान (makān), भवन (bhavan)
  2. den
  3. nest

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • McGregor, Ronald Stuart (1993), “घर”, in The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “घर”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & Co.
  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “घर”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons.
  • Dāsa, Śyāmasundara (1965–1975), “घर”, in Hindī Śabdasāgara [lit. Sea of Hindi words] (in Hindi), Kashi [Varanasi]: Nagari Pracarini Sabha
  • S. W. Fallon (1879), “घर”, in A New Hindustani-English Dictionary, Banaras, London: Trubner and Co.
  • घर”, in Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English], Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2021.

Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a metathesized form of Sanskrit गृह (gṛha), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *gʰr̥dʰás, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰr̥dʰós.

Noun[edit]

घर (gharn

  1. home

Nepali[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a metathesized form of Sanskrit गृह (gṛha), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *gʰr̥dʰás, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰr̥dʰós.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

घर (ghar)

  1. house, home
  2. building
  3. family
  4. women's marital home
  5. marriage

Declension[edit]

Declension of घर
Singular Plural
nominative घर (ghar) घरहरू (gharharū)
accusative घरलाई (gharlāī) घरहरूलाई (gharharūlāī)
instrumental घरले (gharle) घरहरूले (gharharūle)
dative घरलाई (gharlāī) घरहरूलाई (gharharūlāī)
ablative घरबाट (gharbāṭa) घरहरूबाट (gharharūbāṭa)
genitive घरको (gharko) घरहरूको (gharharūko)
locative घरमा (gharmā) घरहरूमा (gharharūmā)
Notes:
  • -को (-ko) becomes:
    • -का (-kā) when followed by a plural noun.
    • -की (-kī) when followed by a feminine noun.

Further reading[edit]

  • घर”, in नेपाली बृहत् शब्दकोश (Nepālī Br̥hat Śabdakoś) [Comprehensive Nepali Dictionary], Kathmandu: Nepal Academy, 2018
  • Schmidt, Ruth L. (1993), “घर”, in A Practical Dictionary of Modern Nepali, Ratna Sagar

Old Gujarati[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a metathesized form of Sanskrit गृह (gṛha), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *gʰr̥dʰás, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰr̥dʰós.

Noun[edit]

घर (gharam

  1. house, palace

Descendants[edit]

  • Gujarati: ઘર (ghar)
  • Marwari: घर (ghar)

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

घर n

  1. Devanagari script form of ghara (house)

Declension[edit]