डेढ़

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀤𑀺𑀯𑀟𑁆𑀠 (divaḍḍha), from Sanskrit द्व्यर्ध (dvyardha, one and a half).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ɖeːɽʱ/

Numeral[edit]

डेढ़ (ḍeṛh) (Urdu spelling دیڑھ‎)

  1. one and a half; 1.5
    डेढ़ सौḍeṛh sauone-hundred and fifty
    डेढ़ सालḍeṛh sālone and a half years
  2. half past one; 1:30
    डेढ़ बजने से पहले सो जाना।
    ḍeṛh bajne se pahle so jānā.
    Sleep before one-thirty.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Caturvedi, Mahendra; Tiwari, Bhola Nath, “ḍeṛḥ”, in A Practical Hindi-English dictionary, Delhi: National Publishing House, 1970
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985) , “dvyardha”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press.