ध्वनि

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit ध्वनि ‎(dhvani)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ध्वनि ‎(dhvanif ‎(Urdu spelling دهوني)

  1. sound, tone
    एक ऊंची ध्वनि सुनाई दी।
    A loud sound was heard.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “ध्वनि”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ध्वनति ‎(√dhvan, to sound, roar).

Noun[edit]

ध्वनि ‎(dhvaním

  1. sound, echo, noise, voice, tone, tune, thunder.
  2. the sound of a drum.
  3. empty sound without reality.
  4. word.
  5. allusion, hint, implied meaning, poetical style.
  6. name of wk.
  7. name of one of the विश्वे देवा.
  8. name of a son of the वसु.

Declension[edit]

Masculine i-stem declension of ध्वनि
Nom. sg. ध्वनिः ‎(dhvaniḥ)
Gen. sg. ध्वनेः ‎(dhvaneḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative ध्वनिः ‎(dhvaniḥ) ध्वनी ‎(dhvanī) ध्वनयः ‎(dhvanayaḥ)
Vocative ध्वने ‎(dhvane) ध्वनी ‎(dhvanī) ध्वनयः ‎(dhvanayaḥ)
Accusative ध्वनिम् ‎(dhvanim) ध्वनी ‎(dhvanī) ध्वनीन् ‎(dhvanīn)
Instrumental ध्वनिना ‎(dhvaninā) ध्वनिभ्याम् ‎(dhvanibhyām) ध्वनिभिः ‎(dhvanibhiḥ)
Dative ध्वनये ‎(dhvanaye) ध्वनिभ्याम् ‎(dhvanibhyām) ध्वनिभ्यः ‎(dhvanibhyaḥ)
Ablative ध्वनेः ‎(dhvaneḥ) ध्वनिभ्याम् ‎(dhvanibhyām) ध्वनिभ्यः ‎(dhvanibhyaḥ)
Genitive ध्वनेः ‎(dhvaneḥ) ध्वन्योः ‎(dhvanyoḥ) ध्वनीनाम् ‎(dhvanīnām)
Locative ध्वनौ ‎(dhvanau) ध्वन्योः ‎(dhvanyoḥ) ध्वनिषु ‎(dhvaniṣu)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 0522