भाषा

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Hindi[edit]

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From Sanskrit भाषा ‎(bhāṣā).

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भाषा ‎(bhāṣāf ‎(Urdu spelling بھاشا)

  1. language, speech, dialect
    संस्कृत बहुत समृद्ध भाषा है।
    Sanskrit is a very rich language.
    वह भाषा की उत्पत्ति पर खोज कर रहा है।
    He is doing research on the origins of language.

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Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit भाषा ‎(bhāṣā).

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भाषा ‎(bhāṣāf

  1. language

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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From the verbal root भाषति ‎(bhāṣati, to speak, talk, say, tell). Compare Polish baśń and bajka

Noun[edit]

भाषा ‎(bhāṣāf

  1. speech, language (especially common, vernacular or vulgar speech, as opposed to Vedic or in later times to Sanskrit, as the refined speech)
  2. any Prakrit dialect or a particular group of 5 of them (namely माहाराष्ट्री ‎(māhārāṣṭrī), शौरसेनी ‎(śaurasenī), मागध ‎(māgadha), प्राच्या ‎(prācyā) and अवन्ति ‎(avanti), also called पञ्चविधा ‎(pañcavidhā))
  3. description, definition
  4. (law) accusation, charge, complaint, plaint
  5. name of Saraswati
  6. (music) name of रागिणी ‎(rāgiṇī)

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  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 0755