मज़ा

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian مزه(maze), from Middle Persian m(y)ck' (mazig), from Old Persian [Term?]. Compare Sanskrit महस् (mahas, pleasure, enjoyment).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

मज़ा (mazām (Urdu spelling مزہ‎)

  1. joy, pleasure
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    घर के मज़े यही हैं।ghar ke maze yahī hain.These are the joys of home.
  2. relish, enjoyment
    मुझे गाने का मज़ा नहीं आया।
    mujhe gāne kā mazā nahī̃ āyā.
    I did not enjoy the food.

Declension[edit]

Declension of मज़ा
Singular Plural
Direct मज़ा (mazā) मज़े (maze)
Oblique मज़े (maze) मज़ों (mazõ)
Vocative मज़े (maze) मज़ो (mazo)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “मज़ा”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “मज़ा”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.