महिला

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See also: महल and मह्ल

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit महिला (mahilā).

Noun[edit]

महिला (mahilāf (Urdu spelling مہیلا)

  1. lady, female, woman
    यह स्नानघर केवल महिलाओं के लिए है।
    yah snānghar keval mahilāon ke lie hai.
    This bathroom is for ladies only.
    Synonyms: औरत (aurat), स्त्री (strī)

Declension[edit]

Declension of महिला
singular plural
direct महिला (mahilā) महिलाएँ (mahilāẽ)
oblique महिला (mahilā) महिलाओं (mahilāon)
vocative महिला (mahilā) महिलाओ (mahilāo)

References[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “महिला”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons

Nepali[edit]

Noun[edit]

महिला (mahilā)

  1. woman, female

Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

महिला (mahilāf

  1. a woman, female
  2. a woman literally or figuratively intoxicated
  3. a particularly fragrant drug
  4. name of a river

Declension[edit]

Feminine ā-stem declension of महिला
Nom. sg. महिला (mahilā)
Gen. sg. महिलायाः (mahilāyāḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative महिला (mahilā) महिले (mahile) महिलाः (mahilāḥ)
Vocative महिले (mahile) महिले (mahile) महिलाः (mahilāḥ)
Accusative महिलाम् (mahilām) महिले (mahile) महिलाः (mahilāḥ)
Instrumental महिलया (mahilayā) महिलाभ्याम् (mahilābhyām) महिलाभिः (mahilābhiḥ)
Dative महिलायै (mahilāyai) महिलाभ्याम् (mahilābhyām) महिलाभ्यः (mahilābhyaḥ)
Ablative महिलायाः (mahilāyāḥ) महिलाभ्याम् (mahilābhyām) महिलाभ्यः (mahilābhyaḥ)
Genitive महिलायाः (mahilāyāḥ) महिलयोः (mahilayoḥ) महिलानाम् (mahilānām)
Locative महिलायाम् (mahilāyām) महिलयोः (mahilayoḥ) महिलासु (mahilāsu)