देश

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Hindi[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit देश (deśá), from दिश् (diś).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

देश (deśm (Urdu spelling دیش‎)

  1. nation, country
    आजकल देश में सर्वत्र अशान्ति है
    ājkal deś mẽ sarvatra aśānti hai.
    These days, there is unrest everywhere in the country
    देश के सत्तर प्रतिशत लोग अशिक्षित है
    deś ke sattar pratiśat log aśikṣit hai.
    70% of the people in this country are uneducated.
    Synonym: मुल्क (mulk)
  2. (politics) sovereign state
  3. the people of a country

Declension[edit]

Declension of देश
Singular Plural
Direct देश (deś) देश (deś)
Oblique देश (deś) देशों (deśõ)
Vocative देश (deś) देशो (deśo)

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References[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “देश”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons
  • Caturvedi, Mahendra; Bhola Nath Tiwari (1970), “देश”, in A practical Hindi-English dictionary, Delhi: National Publishing House

Proper noun[edit]

देश (deśm

  1. Desh, Maharashtra (a region of Maharashtra, India)

Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit देश (deśá), from दिश् (diś).

Noun[edit]

देश (deśm

  1. country, nation
  2. place, region

Proper noun[edit]

देश (deśm

  1. Desh, Maharashtra (a region of Maharashtra, India)

Nepali[edit]

Noun[edit]

देश (deś), pronounced देस (des)

  1. country, nation

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *dayśás, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *dayĉás (part, point; country), from Proto-Indo-European *deyḱ- (to point out).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

देश (deśám

  1. point, region, spot, place, part, portion
  2. province, country, kingdom

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of देश (deśá)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative देशः
deśáḥ
देशौ
deśaú
देशाः / देशासः¹
deśā́ḥ / deśā́saḥ¹
Vocative देश
déśa
देशौ
déśau
देशाः / देशासः¹
déśāḥ / déśāsaḥ¹
Accusative देशम्
deśám
देशौ
deśaú
देशान्
deśā́n
Instrumental देशेन
deśéna
देशाभ्याम्
deśā́bhyām
देशैः / देशेभिः¹
deśaíḥ / deśébhiḥ¹
Dative देशाय
deśā́ya
देशाभ्याम्
deśā́bhyām
देशेभ्यः
deśébhyaḥ
Ablative देशात्
deśā́t
देशाभ्याम्
deśā́bhyām
देशेभ्यः
deśébhyaḥ
Genitive देशस्य
deśásya
देशयोः
deśáyoḥ
देशानाम्
deśā́nām
Locative देशे
deśé
देशयोः
deśáyoḥ
देशेषु
deśéṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

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