भी

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See also: भा, , भू, and भृ

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀯𑀺 (vi), 𑀧𑀺 (pi), 𑀅𑀯𑀺 (avi), from Sanskrit अपि (api).

Particle[edit]

भी (bhī) (Urdu spelling بھی)

  1. even
    यह खाया भी जा सकता है!
    yah khāyā bhī jā saktā hai!
    It's even edible!

Adverb[edit]

भी (bhī) (Urdu spelling بھی)

  1. also, too

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰeyh₂- (to fear). Cognate with Old English bifian.

Root[edit]

भी (√bhī)

  1. to fear

Derived terms[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 0758