भगवान

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit भगवान् (bhagavān).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

भगवान (bhagvānm (Urdu spelling بھگوان)

  1. God, the Almighty
    वह भगवान से प्रार्थना कर रही थी।
    vah bhagvān se prārthanā kar rahī thī.
    She was saying a prayer to God.
    भगवान तुम्हें दूध-पूत से सुखी रखे।
    bhagvān tumhẽ dūdh-pūt se sukhī rakhe.
    May God gratify you with wealth and children.
  2. a god; male deity, lord
    भगवान कृष्णाbhagvān kŕṣṇāLord Krishna

Declension[edit]

Declension of भगवान
Singular Plural
Direct भगवान (bhagvān) भगवान (bhagvān)
Oblique भगवान (bhagvān) भगवानों (bhagvānõ)
Vocative भगवान (bhagvān) भगवानो (bhagvāno)

References[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “भगवान”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “भगवान”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.