जंगल

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Hindi[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀚𑀁𑀕𑀮 (jaṃgala), from Sanskrit जङ्गल (jaṅgala, any arid or sterile region).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /d͡ʒəŋ.ɡəl/, [d͡ʒə̃ŋ.ɡəl̪]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

जंगल (jaṅgalm (Urdu spelling جنگل‎)

  1. forest, woods
    यह जंगल मीलों तक फैला हुआ है
    yah jaṅgal mīlõ tak phailā huā hai.
    This forest stretches for miles.
    Synonyms: बन (ban), वन (van)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev, “जंगल”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons, 1989

References[edit]

  1. ^ Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985) , “jāṅgala(5177)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press.

Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit जङ्गल (jaṅgala, arid, sterile, desert)

Noun[edit]

जंगल (jaṅgal?

  1. jungle
  2. woods, forest