बाढ़

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Doublet of वृद्धि (vŕddhi), a tatsama.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /bɑːɽʱ/, [bäːɽʱ]

Noun[edit]

बाढ़ (bāṛhf (Urdu spelling باڑھ‎)

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

Declension[edit]