भू

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See also: , , भृ, भा, and भी

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit भू (bhū).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

भू (bhūf

  1. the Earth
    Synonyms: पृथ्वी (pŕthvī), धरती (dhartī)
  2. land, earth
    Synonyms: भूमि (bhūmi), ज़मीन (zamīn)

Derived terms[edit]


Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰuH- (to appear, become, rise up). Cognates include Ancient Greek φύω (phúō), Avestan 𐬠𐬎(bu), Latin fui and Old English beon (English be).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

भू (bhū́f

  1. the act of becoming or arising
  2. the place of being, space, world or universe
  3. the earth (as constituting one of the 3 worlds)
    1. (figuratively) one (number)
  4. earth (as a substance), ground, soil, land, landed property
  5. floor, pavement
  6. a place, spot, piece of ground
  7. the base of any geometric figure
  8. object, matter
  9. a sacrificial fire
Declension[edit]
Feminine ū-stem declension of भू (bhū́)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative भूः
bhū́ḥ
भुवौ
bhúvau
भुवः
bhúvaḥ
Vocative भूः
bhū́ḥ
भुवौ
bhúvau
भुवः
bhúvaḥ
Accusative भुवम्
bhúvam
भुवौ
bhúvau
भुवः
bhúvaḥ
Instrumental भुवा
bhuvā́
भूभ्याम्
bhūbhyā́m
भूभिः
bhūbhíḥ
Dative भुवे / भुवै¹
bhuvé / bhuvaí¹
भूभ्याम्
bhūbhyā́m
भूभ्यः
bhūbhyáḥ
Ablative भुवः / भुवाः¹
bhuváḥ / bhuvā́ḥ¹
भूभ्याम्
bhūbhyā́m
भूभ्यः
bhūbhyáḥ
Genitive भुवः / भुवाः¹
bhuváḥ / bhuvā́ḥ¹
भुवोः
bhuvóḥ
भुवाम् / भूनाम्¹
bhuvā́m / bhūnā́m¹
Locative भुवि / भुवाम्¹
bhuví / bhuvā́m¹
भुवोः
bhuvóḥ
भूषु
bhūṣú
Notes
  • ¹Later Sanskrit

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰuH- (to appear, become, rise up). Cognates include Ancient Greek φύω (phúō), Avestan 𐬠𐬎(bu), Latin fui and Old English beon (English be).

Root[edit]

भू (√bhū) (lemma भवति)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 760