झंडा

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Bhojpuri[edit]

Noun[edit]

झंडा (jhaṇḍām

  1. flag

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit *𑀥𑀚𑁆𑀚𑀡𑁆𑀟 (*dhajjaṇḍa) + Middle Indo-Aryan -𑀓- (-ka-), from Sanskrit *ध्वजदण्ड (dhvajadaṇḍa, flagstaff)[1], from ध्वज (dhvaja) +‎ दण्ड (daṇḍa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /d͡ʒʱəɳ.ɖɑː/, [d͡ʒʱə̃ɳ.ɖäː]

Noun[edit]

झंडा (jhaṇḍām (Urdu spelling جھنڈا‎)

  1. a flag, banner

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985) , “*dhvajadaṇḍa (6898)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press

Further reading[edit]

  • Syamasundara Dasa (1965–1975) , “झंडा”, in Hindi Sabdasagara [Comprehensive Hindi Dictionary] (in Hindi), Kashi [Varanasi]: Nagari Pracarini Sabha.
  • McGregor, Ronald Stuart (1993) , “झंडा”, in The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press
  • Bahri, Hardev (1989) , “झंडा”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons
  • Caturvedi, Mahendra; Bhola Nath Tiwari (1970) , “झंडा”, in A practical Hindi-English dictionary, Delhi: National Publishing House
  • Platts, John T. (1884) , “jhanḍā”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.
  • झंडा”, in Rekhta Urdu Dictionary (in Urdu), Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2021.