बच्चा

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See also: बच्ची

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Classical Persian بچه(bačča), from Middle Persian wck' (waččag, child, baby, cub), from Proto-Iranian *wacáh (calf), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *watsás. Doublet of बछड़ा (bachṛā, calf, child, boy), which is directly from Sanskrit वत्स (vatsá).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /bət͡ʃ.t͡ʃɑː/, [bət̚.t͡ʃäː]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: बच्चा
  • Rhymes: -ət͡ʃ.t͡ʃɑː

Noun[edit]

बच्चा (baccām (feminine बच्ची, Urdu spelling بچہ‎)

  1. child
    यह तो एक बच्चा भी जानता है।
    yah to ek baccā bhī jāntā hai.
    Even a child knows this.
    Synonyms: बाल (bāl), लड़का (laṛkā)
    Hypernyms: व्यक्ति (vyakti), मनुष्य (manuṣya), मानस (mānas)
    Hyponym: शिशु (śiśu, baby)
  2. young (of an animal)
    हिरन के बच्चे घास में छिपते हैं।
    hiran ke bacce ghās mẽ chipte ha͠i.
    Fawns (the young of deer) hide in the grass.
    Hypernyms: जानवर (jānvar), जंतु (jantu)

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Nepali[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bʌt͡st͡sa/, [bʌt̚t͡sä]

Noun[edit]

बच्चा (baccā)

  1. child
  2. baby, newborn