थोडे

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Marathi[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old Marathi 𑘞𑘻𑘚 (thoḍa), from Maharastri Prakrit 𑀣𑁄𑀅 (thoa, a little) + Middle Indo-Aryan -𑀟- (-ḍa-) + -𑀓- (-ka-), from Sanskrit स्तोक (stoká, drop, dot).[1] Cognate with Gujarati થોડું (thoḍũ), Hindi थोड़ा (thoṛā), Punjabi ਥੋੜਾ (thoṛā).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (formal) IPA(key): /t̪ʰo.ɖe/
  • (colloquial) IPA(key): /t̪ʰo.ɖə/

Adjective[edit]

थोडे (thoḍe)

  1. a little, small (amount of)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

  • Berntsen, Maxine, “थोडे”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies, 1982-1983.
  • Molesworth, James Thomas, “थोडा”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press, 1857.
  • Molesworth, James Thomas, “थोडा”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press, 1857.