भीड़

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sauraseni Prakrit *𑀪𑀻𑀟 (*bhīḍa) (compare 𑀪𑀻𑀟𑀤𑀺 (bhīḍadi, to meet, fight)), from Ashokan Prakrit *𑀪𑀻𑀝 (*bhīṭa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

भीड़ (bhīṛf (Urdu spelling بھیڑ‎)

  1. crowd
    भीड़ पर अश्रु-गैस छोड़ी गई।
    bhīṛ par aśru-gais choṛī gaī.
    Tear-gas was let loose on the crowd.
    यहाँ भीड़ मत लगाइए।yahā̃ bhīṛ mat lagāie.Do not crowd this place.
    Synonym: जमघट (jamghaṭ)
  2. rush, traffic, crowding

Declension[edit]

Declension of भीड़
Singular Plural
Direct भीड़ (bhīṛ) भीड़ें (bhīṛẽ)
Oblique भीड़ (bhīṛ) भीड़ों (bhīṛõ)
Vocative भीड़ (bhīṛ) भीड़ो (bhīṛo)

References[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “भीड़”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “भीड़”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “bhiṭ (541)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press