भय

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See also: भैया

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed 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.
    Synonyms: डर (ḍar), ख़ौफ़ (xauf), आतंक (ātaṅk)

Declension[edit]

Declension of भय
Singular Plural
Direct भय (bhay) भय (bhay)
Oblique भय (bhay) भयों (bhayõ)
Vocative भय (bhay) भयो (bhayo)

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Old Gujarati[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit भय (bhaya)

Noun[edit]

भय (transliteration neededn

  1. fear, danger

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Pali[edit]

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Noun[edit]

भय n

  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).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

भय (bhayán

  1. fear, alarm dread
  2. terror, dismay, danger, peril, distress

Declension[edit]

Neuter a-stem declension of भय (bhayá)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative भयम्
bhayám
भये
bhayé
भयानि / भया¹
bhayā́ni / bhayā́¹
Vocative भय
bháya
भये
bháye
भयानि / भया¹
bháyāni / bháyā¹
Accusative भयम्
bhayám
भये
bhayé
भयानि / भया¹
bhayā́ni / bhayā́¹
Instrumental भयेन
bhayéna
भयाभ्याम्
bhayā́bhyām
भयैः / भयेभिः¹
bhayaíḥ / bhayébhiḥ¹
Dative भयाय
bhayā́ya
भयाभ्याम्
bhayā́bhyām
भयेभ्यः
bhayébhyaḥ
Ablative भयात्
bhayā́t
भयाभ्याम्
bhayā́bhyām
भयेभ्यः
bhayébhyaḥ
Genitive भयस्य
bhayásya
भययोः
bhayáyoḥ
भयानाम्
bhayā́nām
Locative भये
bhayé
भययोः
bhayáyoḥ
भयेषु
bhayéṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

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