नाच

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀡𑀘𑁆𑀘 (ṇacca), from Sanskrit नृत्य (nṛtya), which was originally नृत्त (nṛttá). Also see नृत्यति (nṛtyati, to dance). Doublet of नृत्य (nŕtya). Cognate with Punjabi ਨਾਚ (nāc) / ناچ(nāc), Gujarati નાચ (nāc), Sindhi ناچُ‎ / नाचु (nācu), Bengali নাচ (nac), Oriya ନାଚ (nacô), Assamese নাচ (nas).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /nɑːt͡ʃ/, [n̪äːt͡ʃ]

Noun[edit]

नाच (nācm (Urdu spelling ناچ‎)

  1. dance
  2. dancing
  3. dance (a social occasion in which people dance)
    Synonyms: नृत्य (nŕtya), रक़्स (raqs)

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: nautch
  • Pashto: ناچ

References[edit]


Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Marathi 𑘡𑘰𑘓 (nāca), from Maharastri Prakrit 𑀡𑀘𑁆𑀘 (ṇacca), from Sanskrit नृत्य (nṛtya), which was originally नृत्त (nṛttá). Doublet of नृत्य (nrutya). Related to नाचणे (nācṇe). Cognate with Gujarati નાચ (nāc), Sindhi ناچُ‎ / नाचु (nācu), Punjabi ਨਾਚ (nāc) / ناچ(nāc), Oriya ନାଚ (nacô), Bengali নাচ (nac), Assamese নাচ (nas).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

नाच (nācm

  1. dance, dancing
    Synonym: नृत्य (nrutya)

References[edit]

  • Maxine Berntsen (1982-1983) , “नाच”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies
  • James Thomas Molesworth (1857) , “नाच”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press
  • Date, Yasavanta Ramakrshna, “नाच”, in Maharashtra Sabdakosa (in Marathi), Pune: Maharashtra Kosamandala, 1932-1950.
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985) , “nr̥tya(7582)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press.

Nepali[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Khasa Prakrit [Term?] (compare Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀡𑀘𑁆𑀘 (ṇacca)), from Sanskrit नृत्य (nṛtya), which was originally नृत्त (nṛttá). Doublet of नृत्य (nr̥tya).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nat͡s/, [nä̃t͡s]

Noun[edit]

नाच (nāc)

  1. dance, dancing

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nat͡sʌ/, [nä̃t͡sʌ]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

नाच (nāca)

  1. mid-respectful second-person singular imperative of नाच्नु (nācnu)

References[edit]

  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985) , “nr̥tya(7582)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press.
  • नाच”, in नेपाली बृहत् शब्दकोश (Nepālī Br̥hat Śabdakoś) [Comprehensive Nepali Dictionary], Kathmandu: Nepal Academy, 2018
  • Schmidt, Ruth L. (1993) , “नाच”, in A Practical Dictionary of Modern Nepali, Ratna Sagar