बड़ा

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀯𑀟𑁆𑀟 (vaḍḍa), from Sanskrit वड्र (vaḍra), from वृद्ध (vṛddha). Compare to Punjabi ਵੱਡਾ (vaḍḍā), Bengali বড় (bôṛ), Marathi बडा (baḍā), Assamese বৰ (bor).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /bə.ɽɑː/, [bə.ɽäː]
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Adjective[edit]

बड़ा (baṛā) (Urdu spelling بڑا‎)

  1. big, large, huge
    बड़ा देशbaṛā deśbig country
    बड़ा शहरbaṛā śaharbig city
  2. massive, heavy
  3. grown up, adult
    बड़ा बच्चाbaṛā baccāgrown boy
  4. important
    वह बड़ा आदमी है
    vah baṛā ādmī hai.
    He is an important man.
  5. capitalized, majuscule; long (of Hindi vowels)
    बड़ा आ से लिखोbaṛā ā se likhowrite it with a long a
    बड़ा ऐचbaṛā aiccapital aitch
  6. (vernacular) very
    बड़ा अच्छाbaṛā acchāvery good

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