जबड़ा

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See also: जबडा

Hindi[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sanskrit जम्भ (jámbha) + Middle Indo-Aryan -𑀟- (-ḍa-) + -𑀓- (-ka-), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *ȷ́ámbʰas, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵómbʰos. Doublet of जंभ (jambh).[1] Cognate with Marathi जबडा (jabḍā).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /d͡ʒəb.ɽɑː/, [d͡ʒəb.ɽäː]

Noun[edit]

जबड़ा (jabṛām (Urdu spelling جَبْڑَا‎)

  1. (anatomy) jaw
    Synonyms: जंभ (jambh), हनु (hanu), कट्टा (kaṭṭā)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

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

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