बाढ़

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀯𑀟𑁆𑀠𑀺 (vaḍḍhi), from Sanskrit वृद्धि (vṛddhi, increase). Cognate to Bhojpuri बाढ़ि (bāṛhi).

Doublet of वृद्धि (vŕddhi), a tatsama.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

बाढ़ (bāṛhf (Urdu spelling باڑھ‎)

  1. flood, deluge, torrent.
    गंगा के पास हर साल बाढ़ होता है।
    gaṅgā ke pās har sāl bāṛh hotā hai.
    Every year flooding occurs along the Ganges.
  2. swelling.

Declension[edit]

Declension of बाढ़
Singular Plural
Direct बाढ़ (bāṛh) बाढ़ (bāṛh)
Oblique बाढ़ (bāṛh) बाढ़ों (bāṛhõ)
Vocative बाढ़ (bāṛh) बाढ़ो (bāṛho)