घोंघा

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Bhojpuri[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ardhamagadhi Prakrit *𑀖𑁄𑀁𑀖 (*ghoṃgha), from Sanskrit घोङ्घ (ghoṅgha). Cognate with Hindi घोंघा (ghoṅghā).

Noun[edit]

घोंघा (ghonghām

  1. snail

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sauraseni Prakrit *𑀖𑁄𑀁𑀖 (*ghoṃgha), from Sanskrit घोङ्घ (ghoṅgha). Cognate with Bhojpuri घोंघा (ghoṅghā).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡʱoːŋ.ɡʱɑː/

Noun[edit]

घोंघा (ghoṅghām (Urdu spelling گهونگها‎)

  1. snail
    Synonym: शंबूक (śambūk)
  2. mollusk
  3. shell
    अंडे का घोंघाaṇḍe kā ghoṅghāegg shell

Declension[edit]

Declension of घोंघा
Singular Plural
Direct घोंघा (ghoṅghā) घोंघे (ghoṅghe)
Oblique घोंघे (ghoṅghe) घोंघों (ghoṅghõ)
Vocative घोंघे (ghoṅghe) घोंघो (ghoṅgho)

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