बुभुक्षा

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Sanskrit बुभुक्षा (bubhukṣā). Doublet of भूख (bhūkh), a tadbhava.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bʊ.bʱʊk.ʂɑː/, [bʊ.bʱʊk.ʃäː]

Noun[edit]

बुभुक्षा (bubhukṣāf

  1. (formal, rare) hunger, appetite, wish to eat
    Synonyms: क्षुधा (kṣudhā), भूख (bhūkh) (more common)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Syamasundara Dasa (1965–1975) , “बुभुक्षा”, in Hindi Sabdasagara [Comprehensive Hindi Dictionary] (in Hindi), Kashi [Varanasi]: Nagari Pracarini Sabha.
  • Platts, John T. (1884) , “बुभुक्षा”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.

Sanskrit[edit]

Alternative scripts[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from बुभुक्षति (bubhukṣati, wishes to eat, desiderative), from the root भुज् (bhuj, to enjoy, to eat).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

बुभुक्षा (bubhukṣāf

  1. desire of enjoying anything
  2. wish to eat, appetite, hunger

Declension[edit]

Feminine ā-stem declension of बुभुक्षा (bubhukṣā)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative बुभुक्षा
bubhukṣā
बुभुक्षे
bubhukṣe
बुभुक्षाः
bubhukṣāḥ
Vocative बुभुक्षे
bubhukṣe
बुभुक्षे
bubhukṣe
बुभुक्षाः
bubhukṣāḥ
Accusative बुभुक्षाम्
bubhukṣām
बुभुक्षे
bubhukṣe
बुभुक्षाः
bubhukṣāḥ
Instrumental बुभुक्षया / बुभुक्षा¹
bubhukṣayā / bubhukṣā¹
बुभुक्षाभ्याम्
bubhukṣābhyām
बुभुक्षाभिः
bubhukṣābhiḥ
Dative बुभुक्षायै
bubhukṣāyai
बुभुक्षाभ्याम्
bubhukṣābhyām
बुभुक्षाभ्यः
bubhukṣābhyaḥ
Ablative बुभुक्षायाः
bubhukṣāyāḥ
बुभुक्षाभ्याम्
bubhukṣābhyām
बुभुक्षाभ्यः
bubhukṣābhyaḥ
Genitive बुभुक्षायाः
bubhukṣāyāḥ
बुभुक्षयोः
bubhukṣayoḥ
बुभुक्षाणाम्
bubhukṣāṇām
Locative बुभुक्षायाम्
bubhukṣāyām
बुभुक्षयोः
bubhukṣayoḥ
बुभुक्षासु
bubhukṣāsu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

Descendants[edit]

  • Maharastri Prakrit: 𑀩𑀼𑀳𑀼𑀓𑁆𑀔𑀸 (buhukkhā)

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