बाल

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See also: बालू

Hindi[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Sanskrit वाल (vāla), a later form of वार (vāra).

Noun[edit]

बाल (bālm (Urdu spelling بال)

  1. hair
    उसके बाल वायु में लहराते हैं।
    uske bāl vāyu mẽ lahrāte hain.
    His hair flows in the breeze.
    इस लड़की की बहुत लंबे-लंबे बाल है।
    is laṛkī kī bahut lambe-lambe bāl hai.
    This girl has very long hair.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Sanskrit बाल (bāla).

Noun[edit]

बाल (bālm

  1. child, boy
    See बच्चा (baccā) for more information.

Usage notes[edit]

The second meaing of बाल (bāl), "child", is mostly used in compound words.

Synonyms[edit]

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

  1. Thai script form of bāla

Adjective[edit]

बाल

  1. Thai script form of bāla

Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

बाल (bālam

  1. boy; child
  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)