बरस

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old Hindi बरस (barasa), from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀯𑀭𑀺𑀲 (varisa), from Sanskrit वर्ष (varṣa). Doublet of वर्ष (varṣ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /bə.ɾəs/, [bə.ɾəs̪]

Noun[edit]

बरस (barasm (Urdu spelling برس‎)

  1. year
    मैंने उसे बरसों से नहीं देखा है।
    mainne use barsõ se nahī̃ dekhā hai.
    I haven't seen him for years.
    उसकी आयु केवल बीस बरस है।
    uskī āyu keval bīs baras hai.
    He is only twenty years of age.
    Synonyms: साल (sāl), वर्ष (varṣ)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev, “बरस”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons, 1989
  • Platts, John T. (1884) , “बरस”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & Co.

Old Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀯𑀭𑀺𑀲 (varisa), from Sanskrit वर्ष (varṣa).

Noun[edit]

बरस (barasam

  1. year