बाल

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See also: बालू

Hindi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀯𑀸𑀮 (vāla), from Sanskrit वाल (vāla).

Noun[edit]

बाल (bālm (Urdu spelling بال)

  1. hair
    इस लड़की के बहुत लंबे-लंबे बाल हैं।
    is laṛkī ke bahut lambe-lambe bāl hain.
    This girl has very long hair.
    बाल के ज़ुल्फ़ेbāl ke zulfetresses of the hair
    Synonyms: केश (keś)
Declension[edit]
Declension of बाल
Singular Plural
Direct बाल (bāl) बाल (bāl)
Oblique बाल (bāl) बालों (bālõ)
Vocative बाल (bāl) बालो (bālo)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Sanskrit बाल (bāla).

Noun[edit]

बाल (bālm

  1. (chiefly in compounds) child, boy
    Synonyms: बच्चा (baccā)
Declension[edit]
Declension of बाल
Singular Plural
Direct बाल (bāl) बाल (bāl)
Oblique बाल (bāl) बालों (bālõ)
Vocative बाल (bāl) बालो (bālo)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “बाल”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons
  • Caturvedi, Mahendra; Bhola Nath Tiwari (1970), “बाल”, in A practical Hindi-English dictionary, Delhi: National Publishing House

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

बाल m

  1. Thai script form of bāla

Adjective[edit]

बाल

  1. Thai script form of bāla

Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

बाल (bālam

  1. boy; child
    बालम् अस्मि।
    na bālam asmi.
    I am not a boy.
  2. fool, simpleton

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of बाल
Nom. sg. बालः (bālaḥ)
Gen. sg. बालस्य (bālasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative बालः (bālaḥ) बालौ (bālau) बालाः (bālāḥ)
Vocative बाल (bāla) बालौ (bālau) बालाः (bālāḥ)
Accusative बालम् (bālam) बालौ (bālau) बालान् (bālān)
Instrumental बालेन (bālena) बालाभ्याम् (bālābhyām) बालैः (bālaiḥ)
Dative बालाय (bālāya) बालाभ्याम् (bālābhyām) बालेभ्यः (bālebhyaḥ)
Ablative बालात् (bālāt) बालाभ्याम् (bālābhyām) बालेभ्यः (bālebhyaḥ)
Genitive बालस्य (bālasya) बालयोः (bālayoḥ) बालानाम् (bālānām)
Locative बाले (bāle) बालयोः (bālayoḥ) बालेषु (bāleṣu)