ध्वनि

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit ध्वनि (dhvaní).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /d̪ʱʋə.niː/, [d̪ʱʋə.n̪iː]

Noun[edit]

ध्वनि (dhvanif (Urdu spelling دھونی‎)

  1. sound, tone
    एक ऊँची ध्वनि सुनाई दी।ek ū̃cī dhvani sunāī dī.A loud sound was heard.

Declension[edit]

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

Sanskrit[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *dʰwaníṣ, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *dʰwaníš, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰwen- (to make a noise). Cognate with Old English dyne (whence English din). Related to ध्वनति (dhvánati, to sound, roar).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Declension[edit]

Masculine i-stem declension of ध्वनि (dhvaní)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative ध्वनिः
dhvaníḥ
ध्वनी
dhvanī́
ध्वनयः
dhvanáyaḥ
Vocative ध्वने
dhváne
ध्वनी
dhvánī
ध्वनयः
dhvánayaḥ
Accusative ध्वनिम्
dhvaním
ध्वनी
dhvanī́
ध्वनीन्
dhvanī́n
Instrumental ध्वनिना / ध्वन्या¹
dhvanínā / dhvanyā̀¹
ध्वनिभ्याम्
dhvaníbhyām
ध्वनिभिः
dhvaníbhiḥ
Dative ध्वनये / ध्वन्ये²
dhvanáye / dhvanyè²
ध्वनिभ्याम्
dhvaníbhyām
ध्वनिभ्यः
dhvaníbhyaḥ
Ablative ध्वनेः / ध्वन्यः²
dhvanéḥ / dhvanyàḥ²
ध्वनिभ्याम्
dhvaníbhyām
ध्वनिभ्यः
dhvaníbhyaḥ
Genitive ध्वनेः / ध्वन्यः²
dhvanéḥ / dhvanyàḥ²
ध्वन्योः
dhvanyóḥ
ध्वनीनाम्
dhvanīnā́m
Locative ध्वनौ
dhvanaú
ध्वन्योः
dhvanyóḥ
ध्वनिषु
dhvaníṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic
  • ²Less common

Descendants[edit]

  • Gujarati: ધ્વનિ (dhvani)
  • Telugu: ధ్వని (dhvani)
  • Kannada: ಧ್ವನಿ (dhvani)

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