भाव

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit भाव (bhāva).

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Noun[edit]

भाव (bhāvm

  1. rate, price
    सोने का भाव चढ़ने लगा है।
    sone kā bhāv caṛhne lagā hai.
    The price of gold is beginning to rise.
    Synonyms: मूल्य (mūlya), क़ीमत (qīmat), दाम (dām)
  2. existence, being
    Synonyms: अस्तित्व (astitva), जीवन (jīvan)
  3. emotion, feeling
    Synonyms: अनुभव (anubhav), भावना (bhāvnā)
  4. disposition, character, nature
  5. opinion, sentiment
    Synonyms: राय (rāy), मत (mat)
  6. manner, way
    Synonyms: ढंग (ḍhaṅg), तरीक़ा (tarīqā), रीति (rīti), तौर (taur)
  7. intent, meaning
  8. soul, spirit
    Synonym: आत्मा (ātmā)

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Konkani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Maharastri Prakrit 𑀪𑀸𑀉 (bhāu), from Sanskrit भ्रातृ (bhrātṛ, brother). Cognate with Marathi भाऊ (bhāū) and Hindi भाई (bhāī).

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Noun[edit]

भाव (bhāv) (Latin script bhav, Kannada script ಭಾವ್)

  1. brother
    Synonym: इर्मांव (irmā̃v)

Declension[edit]

Declension of भाव
singular plural
ergative भावान (bhāvān) भावान्नि (bhāvānni)
nominative भाव (bhāv) भावा (bhāvā)
vocative भावा (bhāvā) भावान्नो (bhāvānno)
accusative/dative भावाक (bhāvāk) भावांक (bhāvānk)
superessive भावार/भावाचेर (bhāvār/bhāvācer) भावान्चेर (bhāvāncer)
instrumental भावानि (bhāvāni) भावान्नि (bhāvānni)
ablative भावात्ल्यान (bhāvātlyān) भावान्त्ल्यान (bhāvāntlyān)
Genitive declension of भाव
masculine object feminine object
singular plural singular plural
singular subject भावाचो (bhāvātso) भावाचे (bhāvāce) भावाचि (bhāvāci) भावाचि (bhāvāci)
plural subject भावान्चो (bhāvāntso) भावान्चे (bhāvānce) भावान्चि (bhāvānci) भावान्चि (bhāvānci)

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From भू (bhū, to be; to become, root) +‎ -अ (-a, nominalization suffix) with vṛddhi and internal sandhi.

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Noun[edit]

भाव (bhāvám

  1. becoming; being, existing, occurring, appearance
  2. turning or transition into
  3. continuance (opposite to cessation)
  4. state; condition; rank
    • c. 1 CE – 200 CE, Vimalakīrtinirdeśa 6.14:
      परिपूर्णानि मे द्वादशवर्षान्य् उपादाय स्त्रीभावं पर्येशमाणाया न चैनं लभे ।
      paripūrṇāni me dvādaśavarṣāny upādāya strībhāvaṃ paryeśamāṇāyā na cainaṃ labhe .
      I've spent all these twelve years searching for my feminity ("womanhood; woman-ness") but I haven't obtained it.
  5. true condition or state; truth; reality (as the first component in a compound)
    भावेनbhāvena(indeclinable) really, truly
  6. manner of being; nature; temperament; character
    भावो भावं निगच्छतिbhāvo bhāvaṃ nigacchatibirds of a feather flock together
  7. manner of acting; conduct; behaviour
  8. any state of mind or body; way of thinking or feeling; sentiment; opinion; disposition; intention
  9. (rhetoric) passion; emotion
  10. conjecture; supposition
  11. purport; meaning, sense
    इति भावःiti bhāvaḥsuch is the sense (often used at the end of commentaries)
  12. love; affection; attachment
  13. the seat of the feelings or affections; heart; soul; mind
  14. that which is or exists; thing or substance; being or living creature
  15. (drama) a discreet or learned man (as a term of address)
  16. (astronomy) the state or condition of a planet
  17. (astrology) an astrological house or lunar mansion
  18. name of the 27th kalpa
  19. name of the 8th (42nd) year in Jupiter's cycle of 60 years
  20. (grammar) the fundamental notion of the verb; the sense conveyed by the abstract noun (the impersonal sense conveyed by the verb)

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of भाव (bhāvá)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative भावः
bhāváḥ
भावौ
bhāvaú
भावाः / भावासः¹
bhāvā́ḥ / bhāvā́saḥ¹
Vocative भाव
bhā́va
भावौ
bhā́vau
भावाः / भावासः¹
bhā́vāḥ / bhā́vāsaḥ¹
Accusative भावम्
bhāvám
भावौ
bhāvaú
भावान्
bhāvā́n
Instrumental भावेन
bhāvéna
भावाभ्याम्
bhāvā́bhyām
भावैः / भावेभिः¹
bhāvaíḥ / bhāvébhiḥ¹
Dative भावाय
bhāvā́ya
भावाभ्याम्
bhāvā́bhyām
भावेभ्यः
bhāvébhyaḥ
Ablative भावात्
bhāvā́t
भावाभ्याम्
bhāvā́bhyām
भावेभ्यः
bhāvébhyaḥ
Genitive भावस्य
bhāvásya
भावयोः
bhāváyoḥ
भावानाम्
bhāvā́nām
Locative भावे
bhāvé
भावयोः
bhāváyoḥ
भावेषु
bhāvéṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

Descendants[edit]

  • Lao: ພາບ (phāp)
  • Malay: bahawa
  • Tamil: பாவம் (pāvam)
  • Thai: ภาพ (pâap)

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