प्रेम

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Sanskrit प्रेमन् (preman). First attested as Old Hindi प्रेम (prema). Cognate to Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀧𑁂𑀫 (pema).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /pɾeːm/, [pɾẽːm]

Noun[edit]

प्रेम (premm (Urdu spelling پَریم‎)

  1. love
    उनके प्रेम की चर्चा घर-घर में हो रही है
    unke prem kī carcā ghar-ghar mẽ ho rahī hai.
    Their love is being talked about in every house.
    Synonyms: प्यार (pyār), इश्क़ (iśq), मुहब्बत (muhabbat), प्रीति (prīti)
  2. affection, care

Declension[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

प्रेम (premm (Urdu spelling پَریم‎)

  1. A male given name, Prem, from Sanskrit

Declension[edit]

References[edit]


Konkani[edit]

Noun[edit]

प्रेम (prem) (Latin script prem, Kannada script ಪ್ರೇಮ)

  1. love, passion
  2. affection
  3. attachment, fondness
  4. inclination

Nepali[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

प्रेम (prem)

  1. love, affection
    Synonym: माया (māyā)

References[edit]

  • प्रेम”, in नेपाली बृहत् शब्दकोश (Nepālī Br̥hat Śabdakoś) [Comprehensive Nepali Dictionary], Kathmandu: Nepal Academy, 2018
  • Schmidt, Ruth L. (1993) , “प्रेम”, in A Practical Dictionary of Modern Nepali, Ratna Sagar

Old Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Sanskrit प्रेमन् (preman). Compare Old Punjabi ਪ੍ਰੇਮੁ (prēmu), Old Marathi 𑘢𑘿𑘨𑘹𑘦 (prema).

Noun[edit]

प्रेम (prema)

  1. love, devotion

Descendants[edit]

  • Hindustani: prem
    Hindi: प्रेम
    Urdu: پَریم

Further reading[edit]

  • Jaroslav Strnad (2013) Morphology and Syntax of Old Hindī : Edition and Analysis of One Hundred Kabīr Vānī Poems From Rājasthān (Brill's Indological Library; 45), Leiden, OCLC 853683653, page 548