रेखा

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Sanskrit रेखा (rekhā). Doublet of लेखा (lekhā).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ɾeː.kʰɑː/, [ɾeː.kʰäː]

Noun[edit]

रेखा (rekhāf (Urdu spellingریکھا⁩)

  1. line
  2. mark; sign
  3. curve, stroke
  4. fate; destiny

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “रेखा”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons.
  • Caturvedi, Mahendra; Bhola Nath Tiwari (1970), “रेखा”, in A practical Hindi-English dictionary, Delhi: National Publishing House
  • McGregor, Ronald Stuart (1993), “रेखा”, in The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press

Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Marathi 𑘨𑘹𑘏𑘰 (rekhā), from Sanskrit रेखा (rekhā).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

रेखा (rekhāf

  1. line

Declension[edit]

Declension of रेखा (fem ā-stem)
direct
singular
रेखा
rekhā
direct
plural
रेखा
rekhā
singular
एकवचन
plural
अनेकवचन
nominative
प्रथमा
रेखा
rekhā
रेखा
rekhā
oblique
सामान्यरूप
रेखे
rekhe
रेखां-
rekhān-
acc. / dative
द्वितीया / चतुर्थी
रेखेला
rekhelā
रेखांना
rekhānnā
ergative रेखेने, रेखेनं
rekhene, rekhena
रेखांनी
rekhānnī
instrumental रेखेशी
rekheśī
रेखांशी
rekhānśī
locative
सप्तमी
रेखेत
rekhet
रेखांत
rekhāt
vocative
संबोधन
रेखे
rekhe
रेखांनो
rekhānno
Oblique Note: The oblique case precedes all postpositions.
There is no space between the stem and the postposition.
Locative Note: -त (-ta) is a postposition.
Genitive declension of रेखा (fem ā-stem)
masculine object
पुल्लिंगी कर्म
feminine object
स्त्रीलिंगी कर्म
neuter object
नपुसकलिंगी कर्म
oblique
सामान्यरूप
singular
एकवचन
plural
अनेकवचन
singular
एकवचन
plural
अनेकवचन
singular*
एकवचन
plural
अनेकवचन
singular subject
एकवचनी कर्ता
रेखेचा
rekheċā
रेखेचे
rekheċe
रेखेची
rekhecī
रेखेच्या
rekhecā
रेखेचे, रेखेचं
rekheċe, rekheċa
रेखेची
rekhecī
रेखेच्या
rekhecā
plural subject
अनेकवचनी कर्ता
रेखांचा
rekhānċā
रेखांचे
rekhānċe
रेखांची
rekhāñcī
रेखांच्या
rekhāncā
रेखांचे, रेखांचं
rekhānċe, rekhānċa
रेखांची
rekhāñcī
रेखांच्या
rekhāñcā
* Note: Word-final (e) in neuter words is alternatively written with the anusvara and pronounced as (a).
Oblique Note: For most postpostions, the oblique genitive can be optionally inserted between the stem and the postposition.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Molesworth, James Thomas (1857), “रेखा”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press
  • Shridhar Ganesh Vaze (1911), “रेखा”, in The Aryabhusan School Dictionary, Poona: Arya-Bhushan Press
  • Tulpule, Shankar Gopal; Feldhaus, Anne, “[1]”, in A Dictionary of Old Marathi, Mumbai: Popular Prakashan, 1999.

Old Marathi[edit]

Noun[edit]

रेखा (rekhāf

  1. Devanagari form of 𑘨𑘹𑘏𑘰 (rekhā, line)

Sanskrit[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to लिखति (likhati, to scratch, write); probably a noun formation from Proto-Indo-Aryan *rikʰ-á-ti, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *rikʰ-á-ti, from Proto-Indo-European *rikh₂-é-ti, from *reyk(ʷ)h₂- (to scratch). Cognate with Lithuanian riekiù (to cut, carve), riēkti[1] and possibly English row.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

रेखा (rekhā) stemf

  1. a scratch, streak, stripe, line Gṛihyās. Yājñ. MBh. &c.
  2. a continuous line, row, range, series MBh. Kāv. &c.
  3. the first or prime meridian (considered to be a line drawn from लङ्का to मेरु i.e. from Ceylon [supposed to lie on the equator] to the north pole) Sūryas.
  4. a right or straight position of all the limbs in dancing Saṃgīt.
  5. delineation, outline, drawing, sketch Kāv. Kathās.

Declension[edit]

Feminine ā-stem declension of रेखा (rekhā)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative रेखा
rekhā
रेखे
rekhe
रेखाः
rekhāḥ
Vocative रेखे
rekhe
रेखे
rekhe
रेखाः
rekhāḥ
Accusative रेखाम्
rekhām
रेखे
rekhe
रेखाः
rekhāḥ
Instrumental रेखया / रेखा¹
rekhayā / rekhā¹
रेखाभ्याम्
rekhābhyām
रेखाभिः
rekhābhiḥ
Dative रेखायै
rekhāyai
रेखाभ्याम्
rekhābhyām
रेखाभ्यः
rekhābhyaḥ
Ablative रेखायाः
rekhāyāḥ
रेखाभ्याम्
rekhābhyām
रेखाभ्यः
rekhābhyaḥ
Genitive रेखायाः
rekhāyāḥ
रेखयोः
rekhayoḥ
रेखाणाम्
rekhāṇām
Locative रेखायाम्
rekhāyām
रेखयोः
rekhayoḥ
रेखासु
rekhāsu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Assamese: ৰেহ (reh), ৰেহা (reha)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rix, Helmut, editor (2001), “*rei̯k(u̯)h₂-”, in Lexikon der indogermanischen Verben [Lexicon of Indo-European Verbs] (in German), 2nd edition, Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, →ISBN, page 504