भाषा

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Bhojpuri[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit भाषा (bhāṣā).

Noun[edit]

भाषा (bhāṣāf

  1. language
    भोजपुरी भाषाbhojapurī bhāṣāBhojpuri language

Hindi[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Sanskrit भाषा (bhāṣā).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbʱɑː.ʂɑː/

Noun[edit]

भाषा (bhāṣāf (Urdu spelling بھاشا)

  1. language, speech, dialect
    संस्कृत बहुत समृद्ध भाषा है।
    sanskŕt bahut samŕddh bhāṣā hai.
    Sanskrit is a very rich language.
    वह भाषा की उत्पत्ति पर खोज कर रहा है।
    vah bhāṣā kī utpatti par khoj kar rahā hai.
    He is doing research on the origins of language

Declension[edit]

Declension of भाषा
singular plural
direct भाषा (bhāṣā) भाषाएँ (bhāṣāẽ)
oblique भाषा (bhāṣā) भाषाओं (bhāṣāon)
vocative भाषा (bhāṣā) भाषाओ (bhāṣāo)

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Platts, John T. (1884), “भाषा”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.

Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit भाषा (bhāṣā).

Noun[edit]

भाषा (bhāṣāf

  1. language

Derived terms[edit]


Nepali[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit भाषा (bhāṣā).

Noun[edit]

भाषा (bhāṣā), pronounced भासा (bhāsā)

  1. language

Newari[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit भाषा (bhāṣā).

Noun[edit]

भाषा (bhāṣā)

  1. language

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verbal root भाषति (bhāṣati, to speak, talk, say, tell), from Proto-Indo-Aryan *bhāṣā (language), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂-. Cognate with Latin fās.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbʱɑː.ʂɑː/

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)

Declension[edit]

Feminine ā-stem declension of भाषा
Nom. sg. भाषा (bhāṣā)
Gen. sg. भाषायाः (bhāṣāyāḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative भाषा (bhāṣā) भाषे (bhāṣe) भाषाः (bhāṣāḥ)
Vocative भाषे (bhāṣe) भाषे (bhāṣe) भाषाः (bhāṣāḥ)
Accusative भाषाम् (bhāṣām) भाषे (bhāṣe) भाषाः (bhāṣāḥ)
Instrumental भाषया (bhāṣayā) भाषाभ्याम् (bhāṣābhyām) भाषाभिः (bhāṣābhiḥ)
Dative भाषायै (bhāṣāyai) भाषाभ्याम् (bhāṣābhyām) भाषाभ्यः (bhāṣābhyaḥ)
Ablative भाषायाः (bhāṣāyāḥ) भाषाभ्याम् (bhāṣābhyām) भाषाभ्यः (bhāṣābhyaḥ)
Genitive भाषायाः (bhāṣāyāḥ) भाषयोः (bhāṣayoḥ) भाषाणाम् (bhāṣāṇām)
Locative भाषायाम् (bhāṣāyām) भाषयोः (bhāṣayoḥ) भाषासु (bhāṣāsu)

Compounds[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • 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