जड़

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Hindi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Indo Aryan jaṭā-. Compare Sanskrit जटा ‎(jaṭā).

Noun[edit]

जड़ ‎(jaṛf ‎(Urdu spelling جڑ)

  1. root
  2. basis
  3. foundation
  4. cause

Etymology 2[edit]

From Sanskrit जड ‎(jaḍa)

Noun[edit]

जड़ ‎(jaṛ? ‎(Urdu spelling جڑ)

  1. a stupid person
  2. an inanimate body

Adjective[edit]

जड़ ‎(jaṛ) ‎(Urdu spelling جڑ)

  1. lifeless
  2. inert
  3. senseless
  4. stupid

References[edit]

  • McGregor, Ronald Stuart (1993), “जड़”, in The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press