बजाय

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian بجای(bajāi, instead). See also बजा (bajā, appropriate, right), from Persian بجا(bajā, right, proper, timely).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /bə.d͡ʒɑːj/, [bə.d͡ʒäːj]

Adverb[edit]

बजाय (bajāy) (Urdu spelling بجائے‎)

  1. instead, alternatively

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Noun form[edit]

बजाय (bajāyam

  1. masculine dative singular of बज (bajá)