जरा

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit जरा (jarā).

Adjective[edit]

जरा (jarā)

  1. infirm
  2. frail
  3. decrepit
  4. senile

Declension[edit]

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Noun[edit]

जरा (jarāf

  1. infirmity
  2. senility
  3. decrepitude

Declension[edit]


Nepali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /d͡zʌra/, [d͡zʌɾä]

Noun[edit]

जरा (jarā)

  1. root (of plants, nails, teeth)
  2. source, main cause

References[edit]

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

Sanskrit[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵerh₂-. Cognate with Ancient Greek γῆρας (gêras, old age).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

जरा (jarāf

  1. old age

Declension[edit]

Feminine ā-stem declension of जरा (jarā)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative जरा
jarā
जरे
jare
जराः
jarāḥ
Vocative जरे
jare
जरे
jare
जराः
jarāḥ
Accusative जराम्
jarām
जरे
jare
जराः
jarāḥ
Instrumental जरया / जरा¹
jarayā / jarā¹
जराभ्याम्
jarābhyām
जराभिः
jarābhiḥ
Dative जरायै
jarāyai
जराभ्याम्
jarābhyām
जराभ्यः
jarābhyaḥ
Ablative जरायाः
jarāyāḥ
जराभ्याम्
jarābhyām
जराभ्यः
jarābhyaḥ
Genitive जरायाः
jarāyāḥ
जरयोः
jarayoḥ
जराणाम्
jarāṇām
Locative जरायाम्
jarāyām
जरयोः
jarayoḥ
जरासु
jarāsu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic