देश

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Hindi[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit देश (deśa), 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.
  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

Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit देश (deśá).

Noun[edit]

देश (deśm

  1. country, nation
  2. place, region

Nepali[edit]

Noun[edit]

देश (deś), pronounced देस (des)

  1. country, nation

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *daiśás (part, point; country).

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
Nom. sg. देशः (deśaḥ)
Gen. sg. देशस्य (deśasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative देशः (deśaḥ) देशौ (deśau) देशाः (deśāḥ)
Vocative देश (deśa) देशौ (deśau) देशाः (deśāḥ)
Accusative देशम् (deśam) देशौ (deśau) देशान् (deśān)
Instrumental देशेन (deśena) देशाभ्याम् (deśābhyām) देशैः (deśaiḥ)
Dative देशाय (deśāya) देशाभ्याम् (deśābhyām) देशेभ्यः (deśebhyaḥ)
Ablative देशात् (deśāt) देशाभ्याम् (deśābhyām) देशेभ्यः (deśebhyaḥ)
Genitive देशस्य (deśasya) देशयोः (deśayoḥ) देशानाम् (deśānām)
Locative देशे (deśe) देशयोः (deśayoḥ) देशेषु (deśeṣu)

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