भय

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See also: भैया

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit भय (bhaya).

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Noun[edit]

भय (bhaym (Urdu spelling بھی)

  1. dread, fear
    जब भूत उसके सामने आया, वह भाय से चीत्कार किया।
    jab bhūt uske sāmne āyā, vah bhāy se cītkār kiyā.
    When the ghost appeared before him, he shrieked with fear.

Declension[edit]

Declension of भय
dir. sg. भय (bhay)
dir. pl. भय (bhay)
singular plural
direct भय (bhay) भय (bhay)
oblique भय (bhay) भयों (bhayõ)
vocative भय (bhay) भयो (bhayo)

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Pali[edit]

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Noun[edit]

भय

  1. fear, fright

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰeyh₂- (to fear). Cognate with Old English bifian (to tremble), Persian بیم (bim, fear) and Russian бояться (bojatʹsja).

Noun[edit]

भय (bhayan

  1. (√ भी) fear, alarm dread apprehension
  2. fear of (abl. gen. or comp.) or for (comp.). ( °यात् ind. ‘ from fear ’ ; भयं-√कृ with abl. ‘ to have fear of ’ ; भयं-√दा, ‘ to cause fear, terrify ’)
  3. terror, dismay, danger, peril, distress.
  4. danger from (abl. or comp.) or to, (comp.).
  5. the blossom of Trapa Bispinosa L.

Noun[edit]

भय (bhayam

  1. sickness, disease
  2. Fear personified (as a वसु, a son of निर्-ऋति or नि-कृति, a prince of the यवनs and husband of the daughter of Time) Pur. (also n. ; and f( आ). as a daughter of काल or वैवस्वत, and wife of the राक्षस हेति).

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References[edit]

  • Monier William's Sanskrit-English Dictionary, 2nd Ed. 1899.