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]

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /d̪ɐj.ɕɐ́/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈd̪eː.ɕɐ/
  • 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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