बिल्ला

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀩𑀺𑀟𑀸𑀮 (biḍāla), 𑀩𑀺𑀮𑀸𑀮 (bilāla), from Sanskrit बिडाल (bíḍāla).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɪl.lɑː/, [bɪl̪.l̪äː]

Noun[edit]

बिल्ला (billām (feminine बिल्ली, Urdu spelling بلا‎)

  1. tomcat (male cat)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985) , “bíḍāla (9237)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press